Today is the day…departure day…and I just need to vent! Minor technical issues prevented my immediate departure a few days ago (Ya know, things like I failed to secure my bike properly to my car and ended up with a bent wheel, and torn tire and tube…plus, a bunch of other little issues). Fortunately, 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 feel like I am in a constant state of thanks to my dear friend Scott, otherwise know as “The Doctor”. You see, Scott can pretty much fix or make anything…seriously! So as a gal who is always full of ideas, it is pretty terrific when you have an awesome friend, who can help you turn ideas into realities! He has basically Continue reading
Thanks to David and Erin, the cool inspired guys behind Siva Cycle, I’m patiently awaiting getting to try out The Atom
bicycle generator . I should be able to power my cell phone and GPS while cycling. How fantastic! You can Continue reading
Yep…Steel Spokes (my beloved bicycle) and I have been together for more than 15 years. We’ve decided to tie the knot with a Hawaiian themed bicycle wedding on March 2, 2014, and then depart for 6 months on our “bicycle honeymoon.” You can learn more about our story here. We have some ambitions goals to accomplish from the road. The hope is to bring us that much closer to realizing the “Semester on Cycle” program.
I had high hopes, but insufficient time to get things really rolling (literally) with the Pedal with A Purpose Meetup Group, but it was fun while it lasted. I was initially encouraged that about thirty people joined the group –many with nifty bike related ideas. Surveying the individual members proved especially interesting. Continue reading