Biking From Oregon to Maine

By , Tuesday, Feb 20, 2007, 12:00 AM

Source Article: Biking From Oregon to Maine

En route to Kamiah, Idaho, along the Clearwater River, on the Nez Perce Indian Reservation territory. (Photo: Jerry Soverinsky)

Theodore Roosevelt National Park in Medora, N.D. (Photo: Jerry Soverinsky)

The view of Niagara Falls from the Canadian side. (Photo: Jerry Soverinsky)

Attending a minor league baseball game in Missoula, Mont. (Photo: Jerry Soverinsky)

Just east of Hat Rock State Park Park (near Umatilla, Ore.), en route to Walla Walla, Wash. (Photo: Jerry Soverinsky)

Crossing the Continental Divide at Rogers Pass, between Lincoln (16 miles west) and Augusta (37 miles northeast), Mont. (Photo: Jerry Soverinsky)

This photo was snapped after Jerry shipped more than 80 pounds of equipment home; here, the bike is loaded with more than 100 pounds of gear. (Photo: Evan Kafka)

Local diners and restaurants were standard at the end of each riding day. They provided an opportunity to interact with locals while loading up on carb-rich dishes. (Photo: Evan Kafka)

Jerry spent considerable time each night checking maps and accommodations listings, planning for the next day's ride. (Photo: Evan Kafka)

A large gash in North Dakota required 10 stitches and a thorough daily cleaning. (Photo: Evan Kafka)