Bicycling beyond the Divide

Bicycling beyond the Divide

by Daryl Farmer

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ISBN-13: 9780803219595
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Series: Outdoor Lives
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 550 KB

About the Author


Daryl Farmer has published essays, short stories, poems, and reviews in several journals including South Dakota Review and Prairie Schooner.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
Prologue     xi
Colorado
Departure     2
On How Not to Begin     4
Florissant to Fairplay     7
Hoosier Summit     13
Below Freezing     19
A Colorado Cow Patch South of Baggs     25
Wyoming
Outlaws, Antelope, Prairie Dogs, and Sage     34
Night at the Antelope Saloon     49
To Jackson     52
Elkfest     59
Signal Mountain Lodge     61
How to Bicycle through a Buffalo Herd     68
Richard I     75
Montana
Another Log on the Fire     84
Paradise Valley to Ennis     88
Virginia City to Opportunity     99
Anaconda to Missoula     105
Face-planting on Highway 2     114
Glacier National Park     122
Kalispell Again     127
Libby to Troy     135
Idaho
Karaoke Night in Bonners Ferry     142
Washington
Fire Trucks and Rodeo Queens     152
Okanagan to Friday Harbor     158
The San Juan Islands     168
Anacortes to Port Angeles     179
A Side Trip to Victoria     185
Port Angeles to Shoalwater Bay     190
Winnefred     200
Oregon
Astoria to Newport     208
On a Sunday Morning     213
A Coming to Peace     220
At the North Bend Airport     235
Intermission: San Francisco
Like a Haggard Ghost     238
City of Hills     246
Return to Oregon
North Bend to Gold Beach     254
California
To Eureka     262
From Modesto to Yosemite and Mammoth Lakes     267
From Mammoth Lakes to Mono Lake     280
Nevada
Tonopah     284
The Extraterrestrial Highway     293
Utah and Arizona
Modena to Kanab     306
At Jacob Lake     311

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