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It is insane to say we have a white supremacy or racism problem.


Cycling. Cathy was right, holy grail has not yet Escaped..... for four years James has look for leverage the wrong place getting at the extremes of crank arm travel the middle, mechanical Leverage is in the middle.

Cycling. Cathy was right, holy grail has not yet Escaped..... for four years James has look for leverage the wrong place getting at the extremes of crank arm travel the middle,  mechanical Leverage is in the middle.

 had I thought one thing four years ago everything would have been different. Had I thought where the hi leftridge of the crank arm arm was everything would have been different. Am I the only one that has made this mistake? Entirely possible.

The Amish vegetable man, Jan.

 Oh, and at the very end James mention to Dan, for years I tried to stop the Armageddon I tried to get in his way and what that taught me was we're not going to wake up we are not going to stop at that left me with a question will change what do you want to do? The answer that came to me was, you're going to do what you can to stir a soul so that they can find joy in the material Armageddon anyway. Dan's reflexive reply which was genuine was, that's all any of us can do.

Khanh's cab Cyclone motor will save the day today.



Cycling. To dream The Impossible Dream. The Holy Grail has been achieved.

 Will it be here tomorrow? Tomorrow Will Tell. And the next day.... But it was here today. The ability, as on a conventional bicycle, for James body and soul to deliver all the energy that it knew it had to give, efficiently, effectively, reliably. 3 years ago this occurred for a brief period in time in Iowa, and then was lost. But today it was back. No, really. And James thinks he understands why it was working. 

The torque sensor metrics for James were throttled back 70% and now are deemed to be reliable. 326 human watts was seen today, 220 was not rare. 180-200 was regular. This is 50% beyond what was ever seen before the metrics were recalibrated when each has adjusted for the other. Point being today James was able to Output hugely more, contribute, hugely more, then before. Ever since Iowa. This is very satisfying, because it was so simple. So mentally and physically simple. 

And segment after segment dozens of times within 30 seconds James was able to re implement the strategy, the technique. Never since Iowa 3 years ago. 

For James does it matter in the scheme of things? No, and yes. What matters is James is trying to stir a soul here or there and occasionally this Voyage seems to create such opportunities. But cycling 4 5 6 7 hours a day, if he can repeat tomorrow what occurred today as maybe he can, the mental and emotional drain is a fraction of what it has been ever since Iowa three years ago. Cumulatively that's a lot of time energy and attention freed up. 

And personally, which doesn't matter, it's been three years since James had a personal relationship like that of a conventional cyclist where he could do what he could do and not be constrained by feeling totally uncoordinated. But today that relationship returned. Tomorrow?


Sol r Turned 3000 today. Approaching forty thousand in total.

 The first Sol was a prototype, this is a production vehicle, just solid solid solid solid solid. A Marvel everyday. Physically beautiful and complete now. It is a thing, credit to Rex, and then Khan. It is a joy and a privilege for me to Showcase it around the country. So strong that a rear-end Collision was healed in a matter of a day. Hopefully we don't get to find out what happens after the next rear end collision. 

The solar panel on the roof has broken I'm certain because it is insufficiently supported so horrible Road conditions in the US caused internal fracture. Within a week or so I expect a replacement to be placed on top, the much more durable SunPower and I expect that to last for many years and also those on the trailer. 

Khanh's most ingenious move that almost killed me was realizing that a pedicab transaxle in the trailer would be a game-changer and indeed it has. Countless nights now James has been in a safe secluded sleeping spots in Forests that would have been unattainable with the prior vehicle. The transaxle and the Cyclone motor in the trailer. 

With the Cyclone motor in the cab we can now endlessly do the Rockies and the Sierras. But fires are preventing accessing those this year. In about two weeks we'll be in the mountains of Vermont and New Hampshire and Maine. Very challenging but less so than out west. Easily handled by turning on the cab Cyclone but it is very noisy. We probably could handle those states with the rear trike Hub motor but it overheats so quickly. This is sort of the last remaining fundamental experiment. With the current controller Arrangement The Hub motor just gets too much power and overheats in a matter of several moments. 

James's looking to prioritize experiments in the next couple of days to see if different controller Arrangements can better distribute power across the trailer and the cab, and hopefully so. If not, it might be time to try and secure a hub motor to be mounted mid vehicle in the cab as it was before with appropriate torque arms.

My daughter in Hood River Oregon sent me over to say hello. Later she came back, we wanted you to have this.

As it turns out the daughter and I encountered a year or so ago when I was in that area briefly and she friended me on Facebook. Such a nice kindness.

Creator I see two places in the world, in nature, and there's much Beauty here in Warsaw, and in the rare kindness one person to another.

Well, maybe I'm not totally useless.


Any options in the Saratoga Springs area for receiving several shipped packages for James and a parked vehicle for one or two nights?

And eight pound solar panel and maybe a 12 pound motor in a box two feet by two feet by two feet would be the shipments period FedEx or UPS. And James and Saul would need no more than a place to park where they would not disturb anyone or be disturbed

Hedges: Bless the Traitors


Could genocide really happen here

This article was shared widely by me and led to this following messenger dialogue with a very thoughtful fellow.
B: Have you read anything by Guy Macphearson?  He concludes with quite a bit of scientific research that our climate will only sustain mamals (humans) only 10 more years
J: Hey man! No, because it has been clear to me for years now that the apocalypse will not be stopped. I believe my responsibility and I think the opportunity of us all is to Pioneer how to live joyfully in the apocalypse oh, the unmitigated material hell, so that we can show others how to do the same. I believe this is exactly what the man Jesus did and I suppose Buddha as well. It is irrelevant that we have the material and scientific means to save the planet we do not have a tiny fraction of enough sane in human being to use those material means and the science to do so. Of course I may be wrong but it has been horribly clear to me pretty much since Standing Rock. And our opportunity to show how to live joyfully anyway is such a wonderful opportunity. I shared the article I did uncharacteristically of me in recent years because I think it is a warning particularly those at greatest risk should have to consider getting out of the country while it's still possible.

But as to the premise of the book you mentioned I suppose part of me hopes it's true because I'm not a fan of prolong the misery. For me or for anyone.

And thank you for telling me of the book. I will be looking into it as input as to how much time the project has left.

Cycling. If I should die before I wake don't say I didn't leave logs on how to move salt. Holy smokes.

 LOL, and if everyone beside James knew how to do this talk to y'all for not telling me. LOL. They've been uploaded to the archive for