So It Begins
In a previous entry, I was mulling over which adventure to go on this summer. Australia? Southeast Asia? Pacific Crest Trail?
The decision has been made, and it's a little more grounded: I'll ride a bike from San Francisco, CA to St. Louis, MO. A coast-to-coast ride had appea...
Apr 17, 2017
Riding for Camp Good Sam
I'm happy to announce that the details have been worked out, and this summer, I'm riding for a worthy charity! Camp Good Samaritan is a non-profit organization that puts on summer camps for underpriveliged children.
Any educator will tell you a child's environment outside of school is as important as their environment in school, if not more so. Du...
Apr 20, 2017
When it comes to bike touring, there's no getting around it - your bike is gonna weigh a lot. On top of using a bike that's heavy-duty enough to withstand the load put on it, you've gotta carry a bunch of stuff. Enough to survive with for months at a time.
The weight of your bike + gear has less to do with getting the latest greatest lightest...
Apr 30, 2017
Loaded and Broken
Like it or not, there’s virtually no way to be fully trained for a bike tour. No job pays the bills and comes with enough free time to go for a nine-hour bike ride on a daily basis. If I knew of such a job, I’d have it.
The closest you can come is to ride a ...
May 21, 2017