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Important Service Interruption Notice From The Universe

Greetings Earthlings. This is to notify you that at noontime on August 21 along a 70 mile wide path extending from Oregon to South Carolina, sunlight will be unavailable for about two-and-a-half minutes. Do not panic, this is a scheduled outage. In fact, it has been scheduled for millions of years. If you are not in the path you will ...

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Biking With Bob: New England Adventure, Train To California

Editor’s Note: After more than 4,000 miles on the road, area resident Bob Kaspar completes his epic solo ride across America, from the beach in Southern California to his hometown of Brockton, Massachusetts, where the adventurer put his kickstand down to refresh some fond memories. Finally, trading his bike ride for a train ride, the wandering cyclist returns to Oakhurst. ...

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Biking With Bob: Fried Clams, Mission Complete

Editor’s Note: Oakhurst resident Bob Kaspar completes his epic ride across the United States from California to his hometown of Brockton, Massachusetts.  After leaving Gettysburg I head north through the Pennsylvania rust belt.  At Scranton I turn east once again and travel through the Poconos and into New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and then finally touchdown in Massachusetts. Congestion in ...

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Biking With Bob: Battlefields Of The Civil War

Editor’s Note: Longtime Oakhurst resident Bob Kaspar continues his epic ride across the United States from California to his hometown in Massachusetts. We lost track of Bob for a week or so. Now we know why. He’s been busy. The Kentucky countryside is dotted with stately old tobacco barns.  They are all painted flat black and many have been re-purposed ...

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Biking With Bob: Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky

Editor’s Note: Longtime Oakhurst resident Bob Kaspar continues his epic ride across the United States from California, through Kansas and beyond, heading toward his hometown in Massachusetts. From Wichita the route heads directly east on US Route 400 through the Flint Hills and later the Osage Hills of eastern Kansas, then into the Ozarks of southern Missouri and across the ...

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Biking Across America With Bob: We’ve Got Issues

Editor’s Note: As longtime Oakhurst resident Bob Kaspar continues an epic coast-to-coast ride from California to his hometown near Boston, he checks in from the road. Pagosa Springs, Colorado, is a large natural hot springs on the San Juan River whose ownership was contested for many years between the Ute and Navajo tribes. Click on images to enlarge. Ownership was finally settled ...

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Biking Across America With Bob: Accidental Intersections

Editor’s Note: Here’s our third report from Bob Kaspar on the road, as he rides coast to coast from California to his hometown near Boston, Mass. As Bob wanders, so does his mind. I’m not the least bit shy about asking for information and/or directions. So while biking around Flagstaff, Arizona, on a layover day, I noticed a group of baggage-laden ...

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Biking Across America With Bob Kaspar: Into The Desert, And Trouble

Editor’s Note: Here’s our second report from experienced climber, world traveler and longtime Oakhurst resident Bob Kaspar, who is riding coast to coast from California to his hometown near Boston, Massachusetts. Last week, Bob left town with his 14-ounce tent and little else, and posted from the road, Biking Across America: Bob Kaspar Goes Home.  This week, we pick up with Bob ...

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Biking Across America: Bob Kaspar Goes Home

Editor’s Note: We first wrote about Bob Kaspar’s exploits last summer, calling him The Man Who Climbs In Jeans, after he solo-summited Mount Whitney at the tender age of 65. Now, the experienced climber, world traveler and longtime Oakhurst resident is on the road with plans to ride his bike across the United States from a starting point on the beach in ...

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