Baja California, Mexico :: Dispelling Fear

The border guards and military personnel barely glanced at Kai & I as we walked our bicycles through the pedestrian entrance of the U.S./Tecate border and said nothing as we passed the office that we were required to stop at to collect our tourist cards, so in only a few short minutes we found ourselves starring dumbly at each other [Read More…]

Berkeley to Half Moon Bay :: A Defining Peak

After spending weeks off of our bicycles with friends in Berkeley, CA, we decided to soften our transition back into our saddles by making our first day on the road a short one. Our goal was to make it to the coast and camp at Half Moon [Read More…]

Our Global Community :: It's not as dangerous as you think.

On rejecting fear and building a global community. [Read More…]

How Fear Can Overwhelm Us :: Day 7

BEARS!!!!

Due to lack of photos taken on the last day of our first week, I failed to mention the events of Day 7 in our last post, yet it exemplified the classic unpredictability that comes with long-distance cycle touring. It also offered a lesson about fear and acceptance. Ignorance is not always Blissful

After getting a very late start out of Queensbury, NY, we [Read More…]

Simplifying: Who knew it could be so much work?

Image: dan

“Stepping beyond the confines of your comfort zone will call on you to dig deeper into yourself than you have up to now; to dare to accomplish things which have no guarantee of success and to trade the “fine and good” for an experience of life that is far better, deeper, richer and infinitely more gratifying to your spirit.” ~Margie Warrell, Find [Read More…]