Super 8 Battle Mountain
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Motorcycle: 408 miles, Battle Mountain to Idaho Falls, Idaho. Great day of riding. However, 408 miles in the baking sun really where's one out. It was a destination day. That allows the following day for enjoying scenery. A rest stop at Mc Donald's East of Elko, NV connected us with Arthur Peterson, a Yale classmate of G.H.W. Bush. He is 87 years …
... The Nevada Central Railroad
from Battle Mountain to Austin was completed in 1880. The rail line was
constructed to connect the silver mines around Austin to the Central
Pacific line at Battle Mountain. The rail line served the Austin area
until it ...
... desolate desert and up to 10,000 feet mountain ranges.
Crossing it is a lesson in the power of nature and mans efforts to share or even tame it.
We traveled 250 miles today and passed through 3 towns.
One of them was the great town of Eureka. As we arrived the 4th July parade was about to start but we had to move on so ...
... structural integrity (see first post about dad breaking his crank arm). None of us did enough riding to prepare for this trip. It's okay though, since we seem to be getting through the miles alright; Scott and I are young and dad is just a tank. We've got a few long days coming up before our first rest day in Salt Lake City. Two days from now I'll be breaking my longest ride in a day record, going over 100 miles. The day after that, I'll be breaking ...
... were tornado warnings. Many have asked how is the food and it is real good. I have attached a picture of the "Flying Pig" where we had dinner last night local food for the most part and usually more than you can ever finish. Today is the eight day in the row of riding for me and that is in uncharted territory. My legs are weary but I feel them getting stronger and I am slowly getting us to the altitude, we are still near 5,000 ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSuper 8 Battle Mountain
Good place. The manager was dressing a desk clerk down in the am. The manager was pretty rude and unprofessional , however the restofthe staff was good. At least Fox News was on!
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