Pacific Coast 2014


Johnny & Sang Hyun at the Golden Gate Bridge
2014 Pacific Coast (Vancouver to San Francisco) 2014 Pacific Coast (Vancouver to San Francisco) – 8:43 2 Years Ago In 2014, I went on my first multi-week, self-supported bicycle tour with my brother-in-law, Sang Hyun. Our trip was documented in writing and in photos previously. We also had video footage as well. While we archived all of more »

2014 Pacific Coast (Vancouver to San Francisco) (Video)


Portlan Beckman
I am kicking off an interview series called, “Everyday Bike Tourists”, where I interview everyday people who decided to get out there and bike tour. My first interview is with Portlan Beckman, a special education teacher who resides in San Diego. We crossed paths during our Pacific Coast bike tour in 2014 near Florence, Oregon. more »

Interview: Portlan Beckman (Video)




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“Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.” – Margaret J. Wheatley, Writer & Behavior Management Consultant Like many businesses and blogs out there, this is the time to reflect on 2014. That is why you might be seeing an influx of self-reflecting blog posts more »

2014: A Year in Review



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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



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We’ve had a whole month to process and relive our adventure by telling stories to friends and family.  Here are some questions that both Sang Hyun and I decided to answer independently about our trip. Q & A Favorite Campsite: Sang Hyun (SH): Saltery Bay, BC Johnny (J): Burlington, CA Least Favorite Campsite: SH: Woods County more »

2014 Pacific Coast Trip In Review


Johnny & Sang Hyun at the Golden Gate Bridge
This is it.  The final post of our trip.  With only about 25 miles to ride, we finally arrive to our destination in San Francisco where I started by Pacific Coast journey in 2010 and Sang Hyun did his in 2011.  We did snag into a snafu while rolling into the city so check out more »

Day 32: Pacific Coast, Check! (San Rafael to San Francisco)


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Our only hot day of the trip as we leave the coastal route and head into the town of Petaluma and eventually into San Rafael for a warm showers host who happened to be a friend I met through Adventure Cycling Association’s LTC training.  It was a long day of grinding through hills, enjoying tailwinds, more »

Day 31: Summer Time (Bodega Bay Dunes State Park to ...