Day nine – 61 miles

There are a couple of jokes from this trip that firstly help make the ride more enjoyable and secondly never get old. So if you’re going on a bike tour anytime soon, be sure to giggle at the following: 1) Funny sunburns. Mine is on my hands, because they’re half white and half red. But[…]

Day five – 32 miles

Today was so beautiful! It was the first day I rode without my trusty rain jacket (thanks Moosejaw), and when we walked into the restaurant tonight the first thing the waitress said was that she was jealous of my tan. But I’m getting ahead of myself. We landed in Crystal Mountain to stay with Sue[…]

A really long bike ride

10 days, to be exact. I’m taking my new road bike on its first super long spin. The general trajectory is “north,” and my friend Kevin and I are doing a completely carbon-free vacation over the next couple of weeks. We’re staying at a weird mix of campgrounds, couch surfing, friends’ houses, and the homes[…]