350 KM Pledge Riders :: THANK YOU!

We’re riding for change. Join Us!

Remember back in May when we dedicated a portion of our around the world ride toward the spirit of “connecting the dots” between climate change and our precarious future? In the 350.org spirit (scientists warn that we have to reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere from its current level of 392 parts [Read More…]

Sinaloa to Nayarit :: Coastal Heat, Climbing & The Dash

[Did you miss us? After a month off from blogging, we’re picking up where we left off. In case you’re wondering where we are right now, we’re currently hunkered down in a quiet little town in Jalisco, a little over 5,000 feet above sea level, hoping to finish writing our Tiny House eBook. It’s an absolutely beautiful time to be here right now [Read More…]

Cycling Sinaloa :: Heat & Hospitality

Weaving in and out of traffic, we finally reach the wide shoulders of Highway 15 leading out of Mazatlan. It is hot, we’re thoroughly drenched in sweat and we are leaving later than we’d like, but we’re feeling energetic and hopeful. We’ve been off the bicycles for over a month, waiting for the ferry in La Paz, waiting for visa extensions and [Read More…]

Witnessing Citizen Activism in Mexico

“Pena did not win. IFE (Electoral Fraud Institute) helped him.”

One of the most exciting things we’ve had the opportunity to witness recently is citizen activism in Mexico. On July 1st, Mexicans came out in record numbers to vote in the presidential election – it was the largest voter turnout in their history! Soon after, thousands of people took to the streets throughout Mexico and the world, [Read More…]

Arriving in Mazatlan :: A New World!

Following the trucks to the ferry entrance.

On June 26th at around 6 p.m. we boarded the ferry that would take us from La Paz to the city of Mazatlan. The ride took over 17 hours and I spent most of that time roaming the decks and practicing my Spanish with truck drivers and children (who are usually [Read More…]

La Paz :: The Peace

A Day Older. Not feeling wiser though!

Rising with the sun, we pack and make the multiple trips back to the highway, first holding our panniers high to avoid catching on the dense, thorny growth around us, then the bicycles. We check our tires quickly for any thorns that might have hitched a ride before we [Read More…]