From the moment you’re a little kid you get the impression or idea that you’re supposed to find a partner and start a family. This view is slowly changing but for my generation and from my perspective it is still the perceived recipe of “success” or the “All American Dream”…Thanks Norman Rockwell.Continue Reading
Now that we’ve been on the road for a few months, this very strange thing is happening. People keep asking me to stop with the façade that all is well in #VanLife and tell me how things are really going. Continue Reading
Well, I’m not afraid of seeing bears from a distance, but I am just a little afraid of running into a bear while exploring on two wheels or camping in a dense forest. It’s only natural to fear the unknown.
a beat clombing a hill, away from us 😉
Pamela recently wrote about how we’ve played defense against running into a bear and what we have at our disposal should we encounter one. With the amount of gear we bring with us on each ride, we might as well be bike packing.
Our standard jersey pocket items while riding in bear country
In my normal cycling life, i.e. in the Lower 48, I prefer to stay away from cars. I search out dirt roads and work-arounds to avoid traffic. One of the reasons I’ve fallen in love with riding dirt roads is that, by nature, the traffic frequency is generally less and, therefore, I get to enjoy the ride a little more. Continue Reading
It’s a ferry, not a cruise. After an interesting 3 days of interacting with the Alaska Marine Highway System, I find it prudent to write a proper synopsis in hopes of informing other travelers of our experience. Continue Reading