Priorities & Projects

Bicycling to the March Against Monsanto in Ajijic, Jalisco Mexico.

. Around this time last year we reflected upon how the life changes we’ve made since 2008 were motivated by more than just a desire to fulfill a dream of bicycling around the world together (although that was a pretty big motivator for us!). Simplifying our lives and [Read More…]

“What are we busy about?”

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It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?

~Henry David Thoreau

Remember us?

So, what ARE we busy about?

Even though we’ve been negligent in keeping you up to date on our blog (Psst. We do update our Facebook page regularly.) [Read More…]

Time & Permission :: On the Shores of Lake Chapala

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James, Margit, Marina, Kai & I cycling to Chapala.

It’s hard to believe our two month break from the bicycles has turned in to a six-month break! Even though we’ve been relatively quiet on our blog we’ve been really busy behind the scenes. We have a lot to share with you, so let’s get caught up….

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Cycling to Ensenada :: Time for a Break

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Riding into Ensenada on Highway 3, local cyclists ahead of us.

We left the beautiful Rancho Santa Maria Teresa behind as we continued down Highway 3 toward Ensenada. As we neared the city the quality of the highway improved and we found ourselves riding, once again, on nice, wide, shoulders. The weather and the views were spectacular.

We had planned on staying in Ensenada for [Read More…]

Digital Dandies :: Recent Updates

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With our rears firmly planted in a hotel room in Lompoc for a couple of weeks, we’ve had lots of time to tackle tasks that aren’t as easy to take care of when cycling and on the road. For one, we’ve been able to do some maintenance work on our website, upgrading WordPress to its most recent version, and filling in our pages with more detailed information about ourselves and [Read More…]

A Productive Lull :: Pismo Beach to Lompoc

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On our way out of Oceano, we stopped at an old train car converted to diner to check email and to firm up plans with warmshowers.org hosts, then headed down old Cabrillo Highway (a.k.a. Hwy1) toward Santa Maria.

About half way in to our route I heard the distinct *ping* of a spoke breaking. I cringed, dismounted, and walked my bicycle to the nearest driveway, which [Read More…]

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