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My bicycle adventures took place in 3 distinct phases:

  1. 10,000 solo miles aboard the sleek Winnebiko (leading to the Computing Across America book)
  2. 6,000 romantic miles with Maggie on the very geeky Winnebiko II (shown below)
  3. 1,000 languid miles with the lumbering $1.2 million BEHEMOTH (now in the Computer History Museum)

There is a quick comparison of specifications, as well as a spirited retrospective of the whole era with photos... plus a somewhat geeky description of the "Brain Interface Unit."

I have finally (in 2011) set up the "Anarchivist," which is a repository of scanned and OCR'd articles from the bike adventures as well as the Microship epoch.

BEHEMOTH, circa 1992

N4RVe working CW QRP from the Winnebiko II

The Winnebiko II console

I gave a presentation about the Winnebiko II (shown above) at Xerox PARC in 1989, 
and it has been unearthed from Deep Archives and placed on YouTube in two parts: