A year on the road | Un año en el camino

[español mas abajo] Dear family, friends and fellow cyclists, A year ago this evening I boarded a plane in Seattle, spent the night in the Fairbanks airport, then flew to Deadhorse, located on the Arctic Ocean in Prudhoe Bay. Here I put my bike together and departed on the first day of this journey. That [...]

Manizales, Colombia

A few email excerpts about Turbo to Medellin and on to Manizales.

Bridging the Gap

I’ve realized that most of my writing about the trip happens as correspondence with other cyclists, which up until now doesn’t make it on to the blog. I usually tell myself that one day I’ll get around to writing a great post with photos and all, but in reality this doesn’t happen (and if it [...]

My Kind of Town

Exactly a year tonight I was on a train somewhere in Wisconsin or Minnesota, on my way to Portland with my bike.  After a crazy two weeks of goodbyes and packing up, I biked down Lake Shore path with Cooper and Tim to the Amtrak Station downtown (not before stopping at Trader Joe’s to load up [...]