Travel Blogs from Springfield
... we’d done a 600 mile day but we went for it.
We got up early, did all the packing we could and went to breakfast. After breakfast Dana finished packing and Brian went to check the tire pressures on the bikes. Oddly enough, each tire needed two pounds. Fortunately, this was the only time on the trip that the tires needed air. For you who are interested, we used Avon Storm 2’s. They performed perfectly and we were extremely ...
... Pulling out stuff like rain gear, bike locks, gloves... We have boxes labeled "hot weather", "cold weather", "long trips"... It makes it all much easier.
Today we went through "riding clothes". Garments that we wear under our riding gear. Next to our skin we wear Under Armour type stuff. When it's warm it wicks away the sweat. In the colder weather it insulates. I've (Brian) lost nearly 20 pounds since June 1st. Today I ...
... located about 20 miles south of Eugene.
Their number one tourist attraction are the 17 nationaly historic covered bridges in the area. The scenic route encircles Dorena Lake - very nice!
There is no point in re-iterating our experiences at the border. I don't understand how the border guards can be so darn unfriendly - you would think that they would welcome snowbirds with open arms. Just ...
... Marty) and climb into the front seat with our new friend Bill driving. Great guy, who talks about his hitchhiking days back in the 60s and we soon reach our car with the book On the Road on my mind.
We glide up the coast with panoramic vistas decent surf. We stop at many malls and 2nd hand stores. I know Hailey, Nashea, Cameron and Erica will be very jealous to hear that. When I traveled with them. They ...
... runs the front desk by multitasking in a way that puts me to shame! They also keep a collection of old tow hitches they've come by as customers upgrade and say, "Oh, you can keep that". (What does a repair shop need them for?!?) Well, as it turns out one of these in their supply closet was a Blue Ox Aladdin model a few years ...
Other places to stay in Springfield
919 Kruse Way, Springfield | 3 star hotelfrom $112
3350 Gateway, Springfield | 2 star hotelfrom $75
3443 Hutton Street, Springfield | 3 star hotelfrom $169
3480 Hutton Street, Springfield | 2 star hotelfrom $120
3315 Gateway St, Springfield | 2 star hotelfrom $69
1875 Mohawk Blvd., Springfield | 2 star hotelfrom $69
969 Kruse Way, Springfield | 2 star hotelfrom $132
520 Harlow Road, Springfield | 1 star hotelfrom $53
3528 Gateway Street, Springfield | 3 star hotelfrom $132