My touring so far

In mid-September I managed to get two days off in a row, a rare and wonderful thing when you work retail. I had spent a considerable amount of time in the saddle by this point and decided it was time for my first bike overnight – a two-day trip in which one loads down a […]

The making of a bicycle tourist

Bicycle touring first presented itself to me in October 2013 during a month spent in Portland, OR, learning how to fix bikes. As someone with a lifelong obsession with all things bike as well as travel, I don’t know why I never knew about it before. Regardless, It was in Velo Cult, having a beer […]

A bad idea

“All of our days are numbered. We cannot afford to be idle. To act on a bad idea is better than to not act at all because the worth of the idea never becomes apparent until you do it. Sometimes this idea can be the smallest thing in the world. A little flame that you […]