California Dreamin': Part 2

California Dreamin': Part 2

Dropping Vic off in LA, I have a week to head back up to Seattle. Time for the ultimate Westy trip: Ventura, Big Sur, Redwoods!
Bicycling from Vancouver to Seattle (Mostly)

Bicycling from Vancouver to Seattle (Mostly)

Overweight and undertrained, spring fever got the best of me as I took to the road for a three-day journey.
Bike Trailer by Haulin' Colin: Yes!

Bike Trailer by Haulin’ Colin: Yes!

With no car, but a busy urban homestead, we find a way to get more efficiency out of our bicycle.
Easy Skagit Valley Roll

Easy Skagit Valley Roll

With the day bright and a car to get there, Skagit Valley was a swell place to play hookie for the day and get in some miles on the bike.
Bicycling the Noto Peninsula

Bicycling the Noto Peninsula

Sure, there were a few stiff climbs, but I'd classify the five days to get around the Noto Peninsula as a leisurely ride with some of the best bicycling touring I've experienced.
The Road to Jerusalem

The Road to Jerusalem

My last ride in Israel proves to be the toughest: Jerusalem!
Hungarians Are Kinda Like Hawaiians

Hungarians Are Kinda Like Hawaiians

My bicycle journey across Europe comes to an end in Budapest. A week of swimming and baths and I am back to the States.
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Schmitz Preserve: Stairway Walk #18

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SIXTEEN: Fauntleroy & the Thistle Stairs!

SIXTEEN: Fauntleroy & the Thistle Stairs!

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