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Camping at night 6
During my recent Bike Touring 101 presentation, there was a question asking what Warm Showers is. And then there was another question coming from my own personal Facebook account from an old co-worker of mine asking about Couchsurfing and it’s legitimacy. Since we will be using some of these services on our Trans-Euro trip, I more »

How to Find Bike Touring Accommodations


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We are borrowing something our friend, Evadne, who posted on her Tumblr blog in revealing our Pacific Coast bike tour by the numbers.  Enjoy! 78178: elevation gained (ft) 77760: calories burned 4840: highest elevation gain in a day (ft) 1413: total tour miles 1269: total cost per person ($) 127: hours on the saddle 78: most miles more »

A Pacific Coast Bike Tour By the Numbers


Can you spot the seal?
My body finally felt fatigued as I pedaled out of camp in the morning with Sang Hyun. We had tailwind but that was not very helpful as we rolled through the 68 miles to our next camp ground. A good break got us going as we battled the Sonoma Coast climbs and came up to more »

Day 30: Fatigued (Manchester KOA to Bodega Bay Dunes State ...



Our group of 2 became a group of 4 today as said good-bye to Yves and Linda (the French Canadian couple) and rolled into town for a big breakfast at Dennys. Portlan and Roberto left the both of us after breakfast a few minutes earlier but we later reconvened. The ride turned out to be more »

Day 29: Blown In (Mackericher State Park to Manchester KOA)


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We were joined by Portlan on today’s ride from Elk Prairie campgrounds down to the Eureka KOA. Portlan normally leaves earlier than any of us to get into camp first. He had been successful a few times this week and thought he was ready to ride with us into our next destination. He did a more »

Day 24: Traveling by Three (Elk Prairie State Park to ...


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If you haven’t read the first part of our ride from Chino Hills to Joshua Tree, click here to catch up or watch our video here.  Our story begins on Day 3 of our ride where we stayed the extra day riding around the Joshua Tree town. Day 3: Joshua Tree National Park, CA to Joshua more »

Joshua Tree Take 2 (Part 2 of 2)



In camp 6
One of my favorite albums since my high school days was U2’s Joshua Tree.  The cover was black with a gold trim and the band standing in front of the Joshua Tree National Park backdrop.  Ever since then, I’ve always wanted to go to this enchanted place.  Fortunately, I have been through Joshua Tree several more »

Joshua Tree Take 2 (Part 1 of 2)