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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


Top 5 So Cal Overnighters 3
If you’ve followed me from the beginning, you may have noticed that my go-to SoCal overnight trip is riding from Ventura to Ojai to Dennison Park and staying for a night and riding back. It is very laid back with 2 route options, whether you want to stay on bike paths or on gravel roads, more »

Top 5 SoCal Overnight Trips by Your Favorite Bike Tourists


CCC Riders in Traffic near Pepperdine 2010 2
  When it comes to traveling on your bike, short or long distance, it’s not always going to be smooth sailing… riding. It is not “if,” but “when” you will be harassed or yelled at by drivers. Some people suggest that this may be because we are disturbing the natural order of economics and evolution more »

6 Tips for Road Safety Bicycle Touring



CICLE at Tour da Arts 2
One of the things I am most proud of in my previous life as a business professional in a corporate environment is that I had the opportunity to volunteer and give back to my community.  I even won awards for my commitment to serving others and led huge efforts in rallying hundreds of volunteers to more »

Why I Volunteer & So Should You


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For the past 5 years, I was never able to participate in the celebrations during bike week, until this year.  I remember when bike week would come and go, sometimes without me realizing it until a week later.  The only thing I was able to participate in was Bike to Work Day.  That just meant more »

Bike Week 2014


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News A Foldable Bike Helmet You’ll Just Happen to Have in Your Bag – This is a neat idea! A portable helmet. This helmet was crowd-sourced and developed by Jeff Woolf who saw that many Europeans forgo wearing a helmet because they did not like carrying it around because of its bulkiness.  As expected, the more »

2014 – Week 20 – Internet Round Up



News The Story of How Long Beach City Hall Got Itself a Bicycle – A really good read about how a pennyfarthing is installed on Long Beach City Hall as a result of an art project. This story involves artist Patrick Vogel whose pieces are found throughout the City of Long Beach and local legend more »

2014 – Week 10 – Internet Round Up


News The Chilean company Altuiz is paying their employees to make their work commute on bike or by foot – Chilean company Altuiz will be paying its employee $150 Chilean Pesos for every kilometer that they commute to work by bicycle or by foot.  Kudos to the company for their forward thinking by incentivizing their more »

2014 – Week 9 – Internet Round Up


Tweed Riders 4
One of the most sought-after bicycle ride in Los Angeles is the annual Tweed, Moxie, and Mustache ride that is led by CICLE and sponsored by Los Angeles’ own Metro.  For the past few years, this ride has eluded me for one reason or another.  This ride was one of the main reason why I signed more »

Leading the Tweed, Moxie, and Mustache Ride