Visiting The Car

Visiting The Car

Stopped by the shop to visit the car today. It is waiting for necessary repairs to get it back on the road. Here are a few photos. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens...
Almost Reunited – Come Home – North America

Almost Reunited – Come Home – North America

The little Lancia is back on this continent. Stephen Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share...

We Are Home

Just wanted to let everyone know we made it home safe and sound. I will try to post the updates I missed in the next week or so. Thanks for all your encouragement and support. Stephen Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter...
Separation Anxiety – Lancia is in England

Separation Anxiety – Lancia is in England

We are having a bit of separation anxiety. Well, truth be told, none. Guiltily feel a bit of glee that we aren’t waking up in a new hotel in a new city, in a new country, concerned whether the car would make it another day. The poor thing did us well. We will be...
We made it.

We made it.

Exhausted. But we made it. More details to come in the next few weeks. Kindness, Forgiveness and Courage. Be well, Stephen Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new...
Updates Coming – A moment of weakness

Updates Coming – A moment of weakness

Truth be told, it has been incredibly tough the past few days. I almost gave up this morning, I was looking at train schedules to Paris from Lausanne. It was a moment of weakness. It has passed. I just remembered all those that are relying on us to make it, all those...
Daily Reports From Organizers

Daily Reports From Organizers

Here is a link to the organizers website daily reports: http://www2.endurorally.com/pp2016/reports.html Stephen Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new...
Day 26 – Belarus to Poland – Border Crossing – 290.92KM

Day 26 – Belarus to Poland – Border Crossing – 290.92KM

Day 26 – Belarus to Poland – Border Crossing – 290.92KM Waiting at the border. Entering Europe today. It could be a few more hours of waiting. We only have 10 more days. Hard to believe the Lancia has made it 26 days. I had a few minutes waiting and...
Day 24 – Press From Yesterday’s Lunch

Day 24 – Press From Yesterday’s Lunch

https://auto.onliner.by/2016/07/05/retro-27 Stephen Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share...
Day 24 Smolensk to Belarus 554km

Day 24 Smolensk to Belarus 554km

Day 24 Smolensk to Belarus 554km It has been a few long days. Everything is going fine. We had fun on the tracks yesterday. Our car isn’t quick off the start, but she can move. The sound of squealing tires and the smell of burning rubber. What fun. We met a tour...
Day 22 – N. Novgorod to Zavidovo – N. Ring Track

Day 22 – N. Novgorod to Zavidovo – N. Ring Track

Day 22 – N. Novgorod to Zavidovo – 470.67 – N. Ring Track Everything is going well for the little Lancia and the crew. Very grateful for the new shocks! The first event of the day was a time trial around the Novgorod Ring Race Track. What great fun!...
Day 19 – Perm to Kazan – Rough Roads and Gratitude – 628Km

Day 19 – Perm to Kazan – Rough Roads and Gratitude – 628Km

Day 19 – Perm to Kazan – Rough Roads and Gratitude – 628Km Heading to Kazan today. So far very rough patches on the major highway just an hour out of the city. 7 hours to go. Strange the bad spots are random. Other stretches are pretty good. We have...
On the Route to Perm – Friendly People

On the Route to Perm – Friendly People

On the way to Perm we stopped at a service station to get gas and some drinks. We couldn’t understand what they were saying, they couldn’t understand us, and Google Translate wasn’t working. After the clerk came out and pointed at the gas nozzle and...
Yekaterinburg to Perm – Day 18

Yekaterinburg to Perm – Day 18

Yekaterinburg to Perm – Day 18 Today is the halfway point of the rally. Today we cross the Asia Europe border. Wish I felt better, Yekaterinburg looks beautiful even in the rain. Fever is gone and feeling a little better, luckily it was only tonsillitis and not...

Omsk to Tyumen – Day 16 – 677km

Omsk to Tyumen – Day 16 – 677km This post is going to be really short. Not feeling well, rally Doctor is coming to my room at the hotel. I think it is just the touch of the flu. After 11 hours in the car I don’t feel so chipper. No complaints, others...
Homesick for Novosibirsk – Day 15

Homesick for Novosibirsk – Day 15

Homesick for Novosibirsk – Day 15 – Novosibirsk to Omsk – 695.00 Kilometers We are back on the road, just left Novosibirsk 2 hours ago. The car got finished at 2:00am this morning. The mechanics did a great job. Our stay in Novosibirsk was one of the...
Local News – Novosibirsk

Local News – Novosibirsk

We were interviewed yesterday about the car and the rally. We were on the news. Hoping to get a link. Stephen Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click...
Car Repairs

Car Repairs

Good news! We just visited the shop and the repairs are underway. No damage to the sump, broken engine mount repaired, fan blade wielded (installed), new radiator hoses, leaf springs repaired and reinforced (more clearance), carburetor screws tighten (no more fuel...
Going with the Flow – Rest Day Novosibirsk – Day 14

Going with the Flow – Rest Day Novosibirsk – Day 14

We couldn’t be happier with the crew that is working on our car. They told us yesterday that we were very easy to work for and they were very happy to help us. We told them the same thing. A little kindness and trust goes a long ways. We are all in this together and...