Our stats:Two adults, four kids, two bikes, two trailers, eight pannier bags, two coolers, and a bazillion bottles of water to get us across 19 states in 13-15 months. Check back here to come along for the ride without the risk of an unsightly farmer's tan.
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Before we departed on the bike tour, nearly two years ago, I was telling a friend how consuming our packing process was. She replied, “I bet! You might as well be packing for a trip to the moon.” She went … Continue reading
We remain technically (and electively) homeless and adrift since concluding our bike tour in Houston at the end of March. We took two months to catch up on adult life responsibilities: taxes, dentist and doctor appointments, passports, finalizing travel plans, … Continue reading
What do you miss most from our bike tour? Old Man: I miss the rhythm of the bike tour. Me: Meeting new people Sissy: Meeting new people Otter: Seeing all of the wildlife, going to beaches, meeting new people. Tango: … Continue reading
Old Man and I were both rather disillusioned with the state of affairs in our country and our fellow man when we departed on our bike tour last March. As I am sure everyone vividly remembers, the 2016 presidential election … Continue reading
Big Mo, age 5 “I do not have a favorite state. My favorite things from the bike tour are: the forests with butterflies (in Montana); the pretty water colors in Lake Michigan and the Gulf of Mexico; white sandy beaches … Continue reading
We made it to Houston today. The idea that the bike tour is over is a bit surreal to all of us, but we have the comfort of knowing we ended on a high note. Not only did the originally … Continue reading