Meet Mr. Bruce Courtain from the Estacada Fire Dept. in Oregon. So glad to meet you Bruce, Thank you for your service.....
Welcome to beautiful Idaho.... Sunday rest day for us......Hold up in Caldwell for the day. Caldwell Fire in the morning
This is The Squeeze Inn... We met Julianne Hanson, her daughter Sophia and son Blake along with Miranda Bartlett and Shawn Duncan...Stopped to grab a bite to eat at this cute spot. Thank you
Blake with thumbs up !!!!!!!!!
We are out of the mountains and just east of Prairie City.... Desert here we come !!!!...
Gigantic THANK YOU to all of our sponsors...... Things are going great and its all because of YOU !!!!!!
Article in Cannon Beach newspaper The Daily Astorain showcasing the start of the journey ...Thank you Mr. Marx
Cell service has been sparse and hill climbing has been plentiful the last week. Breakfast and wifi was wonderful here at the Bridge Creek Café !!!
Huge Thank you to Capt. Kenny Naas of the Boring Fire Dept. Capt. Naas hooked us up with his brother in Mitchell who is a Pastor. We stayed in their church for a couple of days to recover from the humongous hills !!!!!!!!
Pastor Carl Naas, Capt. Kenny Naas and my scrapped knee !!!!!!! Many Many Thank You's to you both .....
We are on the road from Mitchell to Dayville. Beautiful scenery up here
When a nap is needed, anywhere will do !!!!!!!!!
Spent a couple days in Dayville. The last week has been filled with monster hills. More to come !!!! Headed to Mt. Vernon and the dreaded Dixie Pass... Here we come
Rain, Rain and more Rain here in Bend. Shout out to fellow cyclists Jordan Kinnison, Ray Liberia and Sam Zeidman. Best wishes to Jordan's father in a speedy recovery following his heart attack with triple bypass. Wishing you well sir...
Huge Thank You to Lisa Maxwell from the McKay Dee Foundation for giving us a tour of Beautiful Bend Oregon
Thank you Captain Troy Thom from Warm Springs Fire. We appreciate you signing the panniers and Thank you for your service !!!!!!!
So happy to meet Jana and Scott. These two run a wonderful farm here.
Had the pleasure of meeting Glynis Bawden and Emily Loughman. Again, we too have something in common !!!!!
This is our beautiful view for the night. Oregon does not disappoint us at all. Beautiful .........
We were picked up from the airport in a beautiful limousine...Putting the final touches on the speech I'll be giving soon
Very special meet and greet time. Such friendly, caring, wonderful people here at St. Jude !!!!!!!
Many of the employees have not felt an actual implanted pacemaker defibrillator.
This is the practice lab where they train physicians on proper placement of the pacemakers and other devices. Huge thanks to Dave for teaching us, Dave is loaded with knowledge and expertise. Thank you Dave !!!!!!!!!
Such a pleasure to meet everyone here at St. Jude Medical. From administration to employee, each person here has been so friendly and wonderful to talk to. Thank you so much !!!!!!!!!
Cycling with some of the employees at the brand new beautiful fitness center here. St. Jude really shows their employees how much they care about them........
Gina, Princessa and Torrance were so great...They really made us feel like superstars !!!!! This is a picture of all the people involved in physically making and designing my pacemaker along with their signatures. So blessed and grateful. I think I hugged almost everyone here today !!!!!!!!!
Pleased to meet Mr. Mark Perschel as we were entering Redmond. Fellow cyclist for sure..
Gigantic THANK YOU to Gary and Sharon Lynch of Lynch Performance Products for letting us stay with them tonight as we prepare to fly out to St. Jude Medical in Calif. tomorrow. Thanks again for your kindness and friendship
Thank you to all of our sponsors !!!!!!!!
Grabbing a few supplies then headed to Redmond Fire & Rescue Dept.
Chief Moore and the Redmond Fire & Rescue..... Thank you for your service to the community and thank you for signing the panniers... Home Town Heros
Pleasure meeting Robb and Shannon Pelmear and their 7 mo. old son Walker, while waiting at the airport.. Robb is a firefighter for Kern County. Thank you for your service !!!!!!!!
Met Anna Fenton on the airplane. She is also a recipient of a defibrillator pacemaker from St. Jude Medical. We are both thankful for our devices..!!!!!!!
We are ready for take off. So excited to see the facility where my implantable cardiac device was developed. Looking forward to meeting the people who designed and built it. It will be a great day for sure..
Huge thank you to Fire Inspector Marshall and the Administrative staff !!!! So happy we had the pleasure of meeting you today... Missed the Fire/EMS crews today as they were all out on calls and caring for patients
Traditional signing of the panniers
Sisters Oregon, so beautiful.
Making wonderful roadside breakfast
Detroit Dam.. So much beauty and very large
So great to meet Brent and Jenny. They just completed a day of riding the Old McKenzie Pass.. Great Job
Awesome meeting Dakota, Brittany and mighty Zeus at the Dam today. These three very nice locals are out enjoying this marvelous day with a stroll across the Detroit Dam.