If you're feeling shock or horror at the idea, then I'm guessing you've never traveled by bicycle through flat farmland. Pedaling all day, while sipping from your plastic water bottles, combined with an unforgiving, nowhere-to-hide landscape, means there will be a problem in the future of where to "go".Read More
Flat, hot, and "boring", Kansas isn't usually touted as the favorite state of touring cyclists on the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail. But a closer, patient look reveals its beauty.Read More
Who knew that the Southern United States would feel so eerie? I was enchanted by quiet country roads, spanish moss, and kudzu vines.Read More
I know, I know, it's good to stay informed... but if you're planning a solo adventure, the media can be your worst enemy.Read More
I can't tell you how many customers at the bike shop, or people I met across the country, have come up to me with their eyes averted and embarassed grins stretched across their faces, to confess, "I'd ride my bike more, but... it hurts".
Oh, boy. Don't I know it.Read More
It's good to be positive, until you need to give the boot to someone annoying. When it's time to assert myself, I like a little dash of righteous anger to show people (and snakes) that I'm serious.Read More