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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Perhaps I was wrong to state in a previous post that there is no such thing as normal weather, because it seems that right now we are actually experiencing normal weather. It is cool enough at night to sleep comfortably … Continue reading
by Tango, age 7 (posted here per his request) I have received hospitality on my bike tour from friends, family, and strangers. They gave me a place to stay, food, showed us around, and chatted with us. When my bike … Continue reading
This update is overdue owing to illness. Tango came down with the flu and generously shared it with me. Fever, chills, body aches, upper respiratory issues… the works! We are both once again among the living, and I am attempting … Continue reading
A number of transitions have taken place in the last few weeks. We crossed into two more states: Georgia and Florida. We have witnessed changes in agriculture, foliage, styles of architecture, and even how we are received by the locals. … Continue reading
Weather challenges and an anti-bike culture with corresponding lack of infrastructure made for miserable riding these last few weeks. We are curious why a route was designated through here at all, assuming that the Adventure Cycling Association’s map gives us … Continue reading
*these writing assignments were outlined before the prolonged unseasonable and extreme winter weather set in, so content and conclusions may have been different if drafted even a week later. by Otter, age 9 I have been on a bike tour for … Continue reading