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New Wheel

I’m in Minot, ND right now.

Yesterday I broke a spoke in Minnewaukan–just 2 days after I broke 2 spokes, hitchhiked 40 miles, and was barely able to get my wheel true.

The spoke I broke snapped at the elbow. It wasn’t caused by a bump in the road, but it occurred while rounding a . . . → Read More: New Wheel

Yep, I’m solo (again)

I’m in Sheyenne, ND. I’ve been anticipating an amazon order shipped to the local USPS in this town for days, but when I arrived the postmaster told me he *just* gave it back for return delivery to the UPS truck a few hours earlier: “sorry, I held it for 3 days as a courtesy.” (every . . . → Read More: Yep, I’m solo (again)

No Broken Spokes!

Today was another long day. We crossed into Illinois from Indiana, but there wasn’t a sign for either–which is doubly unfortunate because Indiana lacked a sign as well. The good news: no broken spokes!

Tonight we’re staying in perhaps the most unusual site yet. We’re staying at a park that just happens to be having . . . → Read More: No Broken Spokes!

Day #70

It is with a combination of great joy and overwhelming sadness for me to say this: I am in Berkeley, CA. Yesterday I finished riding ~4,000 miles from Savannah, GA to Berkeley, CA (through 13 states) on a bicycle over the course of 70 days. I’m finished.

Me just arriving in the San . . . → Read More: Day #70