Lydia has completed many solo bicycling adventures, each more arduous and intense than the last. These “bike challenges,” as she calls them, are for her own benefit as well as others: Lydia raises money for charity to support those with cancer. In this exclusive interview, we catch up with Lydia just before her biggest undertaking yet - a solo ride through the Trans Ecuador Mountain Bike Route.Read More
It's amazing how hard it is to read a situation when you're already paranoid. Danny was immensely generous as my host for the evening, and fascinated by my bicycle tour. But when he insisted on following me the rest of the way to Florida, and wouldn't take "no" for an answer... I panicked.Read More
From getting an artificial elbow to bonding with her wonderful husband, Renee has reaped both the painful consequences and the blissful rewards of cycling.Read More
Bicycling has not only helped Renee foster her creativity and explore new places, it's deepened her relationships with her brother, her girlfriends, her husband, and herself.Read More
I'm a sucker for local food. I just figure, if it's grown in soil close to home, it's kinda like eating home itself. Which is what ecosystems do. As Barbara Kingsolver put it, "the forest eats itself, and lives forever".
Here in Hilo, Hawaii, I get to ride my bike to the Farmer's Market every week, all year long. And I never take that for granted, because fresh local food was a rare treat on my cross-country bike tour.Read More