Pacific Northwest


The Spirit of Bike Touring 5
I thought I’d change my pace here and write about something that has been on my mind recently. I want to talk about the true spirit of bike touring. Yes, there is a spirit of bike touring that needs to be addressed, especially for people who are very new to the experience. From the outside, […]

The Spirit of Bike Touring


2015 A Year In Review 2
It’s that time of the year when I reflect on my accomplishments in the past 12 months and foresee what I can do to make things even better in the following year. It seems like a cliché, but I feel that 2015 has been one of the best years in my life. I am so […]

2015: A Year in Review


Ride Report: One Day Out of Eighteen - Pacific Coast North 8
I have written and rewritten this post several times in the past few days and have struggled to complete it. Initially, I was going to just give you a day-by-day recount of my second Adventure Cycling Association tour that I co-led down the Pacific Coast from Bellingham, Washington to Eugene, Oregon. Day 7 was where […]

Ride Report: One Day Out of Eighteen – Pacific Coast ...



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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 […]

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 […]

2014 Pacific Coast Trip In Review