Art without engineering is dreaming;
Engineering without art is calculating.

Steven K. Roberts

Maps

Maplet – Indiana and Kentucky Shakedown Cruise

Before launching out for parts unknown, I needed to test bike and body… so this little 762-mile loop was the first phase of the Computing Across America adventure. Having left Columbus 2 days earlier, I entered Indiana from the east… heading for Indianapolis and the International Human-Powered Vehicle races. This was spectacular, spending a weekend…

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Maplet – Leaving Columbus – first 2 days

All through 17,000 miles of pedaling I faithfully logged every day’s travel with a felt pen in my atlas, circling the overnight stops and noting the mileage. Here is the first one; I left Dublin, Ohio, on September 28 of 1983, stopped at CompuServe in Arlington for a media send-off, then headed west toward the…

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