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For bicyclist, third visit to Carson City a charm

The high point of Jim Stewart's bicycle ride across the nation was topping Monarch Pass in Colorado, but the end point of his transcontinental trip was Carson City.

No big deal, you say? Consider that Stewart is 70 years old and he was camping when he wasn't pedaling. He remembers Carson City, he says, when it was a few blocks in the high desert.

He finished his third transcontinental trip by bike in Nevada's capital on Monday.

That high point on Monarch Pass was the trip's highlight, he said, in part because he was up 11,312 feet as he went …

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