Unexpected Intrusions of Beauty – Cycling New Zealand’s North Island

“Unexpected intrusions of beauty. This is what life is.”  -- Saul Bellow, author When it comes to bicycle touring, every day is different than the last. With each new sunrise comes different weather, winds, and a multitude of unexpected obstacles -- like a herd of sheep in the middle of the road or multiple magpies swooping … Continue reading Unexpected Intrusions of Beauty – Cycling New Zealand’s North Island

Two Wheels to Move the Soul — Cycling out of Washington State

"Four wheels move the body, two wheels move the soul." It was about six days into our journey bicycling from our home of Tacoma, Washington to Patagonia when we rode into Forks -- a quaint little logging town only really on the map because of Stephanie Meyer's Twilight series. It was here that we bumped into … Continue reading Two Wheels to Move the Soul — Cycling out of Washington State