North To Kittery

With three days to get from Newport, RI to Kittery, ME, I opted out of public transportation, loaded up my Surly Long Haul Trucker, and had myself a New England experience.

Oregon's Glorious Columbia Gorge

 

The mighty Columbia River, separating Oregon and Washington in the spectacular Columbia River Gorge, is a path for a great overnight bike trip.

Keeping it Simple on a Mid-Semester Break

 An early-autumn respite from academic life, enjoyed along quiet roads from southeast Michigan to northwest Ohio and back again.

Uncomfortable Trip to Comfort, TX

Uncomfortable trip to Comfort, TX. An easy 200 mile weekend under predicted sunny skies turned into a rainy test of will.

Cruising Kansas' Prairie Spirit Trail

 

Cruising the Prairie Spirit Trail, a rail-trail in Kansas from Ottawa to Iola, KS. Enjoy this flat, quiet, and beautiful journey through farmland and small town USA.

Cyrus Does the C&O

This is the story of how my eight-year-old son bagged his first real overnight bikepacking trip on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal.

Gold Star Biking in the Black Hills of South Dakota

 

Beauty abounds with every pedal stroke. Riding the incredible car-free Mickelson Trail in the Black Hills of South Dakota is an adventure worth repeating.