Where do I even begin to describe my bicycle wedding day? It really was just a ridiculously fun day –all the fun, but none of the jitters of a real wedding! Continue reading
One week away and how am I feeling? Anxious!! I woke up tense –my mind thinking of a 1000 things to do. My neck has a weird cramp in it and I’ve got zits (which only tends to happen when I’m nervous).
Feeling like I’m going a little crazy today. I am both nervous and excited! Less than two weeks before lift off and time is flying. Am I really doing this? I don’t even know Continue reading
I made another attempt to host a Meetup bicycle touring event revolved around activities related to cycling and volunteer work. This time I scheduled it to occur on a Saturday in conjunction with an already occurring trail maintenance work day being Continue reading
I was loaded up and on the road by 8:30 a.m. and made it to Golden Gate Bridge by 11:15- a mere 45 minutes longer than anticipated. The foggy chilly start along the ocean did not help get my motor running for the major ass-kicking climb to get up and over the foothill mountain pass between Continue reading
First things first, I feel the need to get everything I own (bike related) out and displayed so I can evaluate what I have and don’t have. Oh man, I think (I know) I have way too much for this trip. It is only a one night overnight. First off, I am reminded of how heavy locks are! Am I really going to bring my U-lock and cable? I got away without one for 4 months solo in Europe. Surely I can last a day. My tent is darn heavy too. Do I really need it for Continue reading
Very last minute, I decided to get my old touring bike I had in Cleveland to San Francisco. I totally underestimated what was involved with packing and shipping my bike as it’s been awhile. Here’s what I learned and recalled a bit too late. Continue reading
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