Marathon Trucker

Outside the truck: Ultrarunner to tame the ice roads

| April 04, 2011

Starting Wednesday, reports the Toronto Sun, ultrarunner Alicja Barahona will attempt a 240-mile round-trip haul between Inuvik, north of the Arctic Circle, and Tuktoyaktuk on the shore of the Arctic Ocean on the ice road that ...

Got snow?

| January 12, 2011

Here in the Southeast (though in Nashville I'm approaching the region's northern edge), it's been uncommonly wintry this week, as you can see from this pic, taken at the Love's on Trinity Lane at I-65. ...

Driver hours changes: Bummer of a proposal?

| December 28, 2010

Expectation among many haulers leading into FMCSA's Dec. 23 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to change drivers' hours of service regulations was that at least some larger degree of sleeper berth flexibility would be reintroduced in ...

In defense of food transport

| August 24, 2010

Tip of the hat to Marathon Trucker Jeff Clark for this one (and, readers, if you'll be at the Great American Trucking Show, beginning this coming Thursday, join Clark and I and Jazzy Jordan, among ...

Fitness and health to be big themes at GATS

| August 11, 2010

Named for the laudable goal of launching truck drivers writ large past the statistical driver's average age of death (less 61 years, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 16 years younger than ...

Great Rides

| July 08, 2010

I had two great rides on the fat-tire bike this week. One was a rural 15-miler out of West Salem, Wisc. The other was an urban 20-miler through Minneapolis. They were both on trails ...

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