This year we visited 18 different countries, 14 different US states, and traveled just about every different way you can. … More Oh, the Places We’ve Been!
Friends have asked, usually in a round about way, how we handle bathroom needs since we’re often cycling 4-5 hours every day. … More On Snot Rockets and Other Bodily Functions While Cycling
How we tackled our bicycle ride across the US is directly applicable to tackling large, daunting life challenges. … More Tackling Life’s Challenges, Like Cycling Across the US, is a Series of Small Accomplishments
The first few weeks off the saddle were brutal. We’d eat breakfast and a few hours later be starving. … More Re-entry: Learning to Live Without Cycling
Cycling through vast swaths of Internet Deserts was certainly annoying to us, and often restricted our ability to plan and make decisions. … More Surviving the Internet Desert
The first part of our trip did not bode well on the cuisine front. Once we hit eastern California, restaurant menus were grim and I resorted to ordering hamburgers. … More Adventures in American Eating
Warren wasn’t the only friend who has been struck down prematurely or suffered a debilitating health issue while still in the prime of their lives. We’ll periodically dedicate rides to these folks. … More Dedicating Our Rides
Sunday, May 1, was a magnificent day to start our adventure. Perhaps the City was doing its best to echo what we’ve heard from so many friends and family: “You’re sure you want to leave all this?” … More And We’re Off!
Tomorrow, 1 May 2016, Tony and Joy’s awesome adventure begins. We are leaving San Francisco on our bicycles, heading for the Atlantic. In the midst of all the preparation, errands, and breakfast/lunch/dinner with family and friends, I want to pause to recognize again the inspiration for the changes in our lives: Warren Thornthwaite. Warren died … More Our inspiration
Once we figured out the waving etiquette we took to it enthusiastically, waving to everyone we passed, whether the person was a cyclist, a biker or someone driving a car/truck. … More The Art of Saying “Hey”