Every day that goes by, our 2014 Colorado tour becomes more memory. I’m surprised to feel saddened by that, since one of our intentions while
I’ve looked at clouds from both sides now, from up and down, and still somehow it’s cloud illusions I recall. I really don’t know clouds
Since I started bike touring, I’ve trained myself to keep an eye open for others who might be on an adventure. Bike riders can blend
Remember me? It’s been a few days, but I’m mostly free of my post bike tour fog and thought I’d rip off a quick top
Felkerino called our day going over Rollins Pass an immersive experience. It’s definitely one of the most intense things I’ve done on a tandem.
The short story is this– 82 miles from Leadville to Winter Park. Our bike is still in one piece. Thanks to everyone who complimented our
It still surprises me that Felkerino and I can ride a 200k brevet in 10 hours, but when we bike tour a century will take
As we began the steady ascent up Wolf Creek Pass, I wished that I had known about it years earlier. I wished that I had
Today’s 65 miles reminded me of riding in the Virginia Highlands, only with evergreens and a higher elevation. And more horses. And a dry heat.
Felkerino said that today is when the mountains embraced us. I said it was a day of bike tour magic. Part of the reason for
When bike touring, you become keenly aware of how much your stuff weighs. This weighs “x” amount. Do I really need to take it up
Greetings from Paonia! We wish you were here. Then the mosquitoes wouldn’t just be gnawing on Felkerino and me. Another great day on the bike,
Riding through the big mountains of the west can be so cathartic. Their presence envelops me and I become– no, I realize– that I am
Nothing kicks off a bike tour like a 150-mile day that includes a front-loaded first half climb fest, including the ever-daunting Trail Ridge Road. Last
This week it’s all happening on The Daily Randonneur. Felkerino breaks down our recent Colorado tour by day and also discusses how our tour took shape.
We were loathe for our scenic week in Colorado to be at an end, so when we met a cyclist at the top of Loveland