Adventure Cycling Association



Salsa Vaya 10K Mile Review 10
This post is long overdue as it should have been published in July or August. Because I haven’t really been too vigilant in tracking my mileage on my 2013 Salsa Vaya 3 this year, the 10,000 miles milestone wasn’t apparent until I started looking at my miles in November. I had a feeling I was more »

2013 Salsa Vaya 3 – 10,000 Mile Review


How I Make Money Bike Touring 2
On April 17, 2014, I announced that I was leaving my full-time career to pursue other bike touring related endeavors. Fast-forward to present day, 2 ½ years later, you’re probably wondering how I make money bike touring. Even if you don’t care, I want to go through this exercise for my own selfish insight. Ever more »

How I Make Money Bike Touring



Bike Your Park Day
In conjunction with National Public Lands Day, Adventure Cycling made a call-out to all bicycle enthusiasts to go out and explore their parks on September 24, 2016 with their “Bike Your Park” campaign. If you were lucky enough to make it out to a National Park, you were given free admissions. Camping in Orange County We more »

Ride Report: Bike Your Park Day 2016


Sierra Sampler 2016 7
It was less than a month after the Trans Am Van tour with Adventure Cycling Association before I was solicited again at the end of August for another bike tour. I was barely coming down from the emotional high and getting out of my PTD funk, when I was asked by the Event Director to join more »

Ride Report: Sierra Sampler 2016


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This last week was such a blur. What felt like a long time during the ride crept up on us so fast that it is a bit humbling to process the thoughts right now. As you may have read from my previous post, I am in the second week of August and I am trying more »

Trans Am Week 5 (LAST WEEK): Prairie City, OR to ...



Thumbs up for hammock
EDIT 8/10/2016: This should have been published 2 weeks ago but I’m finally having the chance to do so now so here it is in it’s original form when I started writing back at the end of July 24th.  I can’t believe it has already been 1 months on the road but here I am, riding more »

Trans Am Week 4: Syringa, ID to Baker City, OR


National Bike Travel Weekend 1
When Adventure Cycling Association announced National Bike Travel Weekend in 2015, I immediately jumped on the opportunity to showcase my MeetUp group. I created an event 9 months down the line and started promoting it within my circle of friends. I was already doing what Adventure Cycling wanted others to do; go out on an more »

Ride Report: National Bike Travel Weekend 2016


July 11, 2016 – West Yellowstone, MT to Ennis, MT The start of the week was a wet and cold one as we left West Yellowstone under cloudy and cold conditions. We rode pass Earthquake Lake (USDA.gov) which was named after an avalanche caused by the biggest earthquake the Rocky Mountains had ever experienced wiped away more »

Trans Am Week 3: West Yellowstone, MT to Powell, ID