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Worn out

November 26, 2015 - “It is better to wear out than to rust out.” ~ Richard Cumberland
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Cycle to India

September 03, 2015 - “On my tenth birthday a bicycle and an atlas coincided as presents and a few days later I decided to cycle to India.” ~...
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Melancholy

June 17, 2015 - "Melancholy is incompatible with bicycling." ~ James E. Starrs
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Cycling is timeless

March 13, 2015 - “Bicycles may change, but cycling is timeless.” ~ Zapata Espinoza
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One more hill

July 24, 2014 - “Just one more hill to climb, it's all flat from here….” ~ Anonymous
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Going uphill

March 03, 2014 - “It's depressing when a butterfly passes you going uphill.” ~ B.M.
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Reward for riding uphill

February 15, 2014 - “ The reward for riding up hill is the fun of riding down them.” ~ Anonymous
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Which type of valve?

January 22, 2014 - “The type of valve you have on your tire is determined by the type of fitting you have on your pump. For example, if you...
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Supreme sense of freedom

December 20, 2013 - “I delighted in the supreme sense of freedom that comes with the first mile of a bicycle journey. No bills, no messy rel...
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Easy to set up…

November 10, 2013 - “ Nope, never took it out of the box. But, the salesperson said this tent was super easy to set up; even in windy condit...
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A shrink or a bike?

October 31, 2013 - “My mother and I have a difference of opinion. She thinks I should go see a shrink; I think I should buy a new bike.” ~...
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Rideable art

September 09, 2013 - “Think of bicycles as rideable art that can just about save the world.” ~ Grant Petersen
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What says “independence?”

August 15, 2013 - "To a kid, nothing says "independence" like a bicycle." ~ Anonymous
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Take the dirt path

June 07, 2013 - “Just one more hill to climb, it's all flat from here….” ~ Anonymous
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Motto

December 19, 2012 - "Adopt - adapt - improve." ~ English round table
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Passion

September 06, 2012 - “ If bike touring taught us one thing, it taught us passion. When we were on our bikes, we felt truly alive.” ~ Friedel...
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Promoting the motel business

July 04, 2012 - “Camping is nature's way of promoting the motel business.” ~ Dave Barry
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Where are you going?

June 03, 2012 - "If you don not know where you are going, then any road will take you there." ~ Anonymous
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Place in the world

May 06, 2012 - “Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” ~ Flaubert
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What it all comes down to…

April 07, 2012 - “What it all comes down to in the end is your legs, determination and the ability to improvise” ~ Janne Corax
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Bicycle touring is travel’s live theater

March 03, 2012 - “Bicycle touring is travel’s live theater.” ~ Tom Hale
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The bicycle has a soul.

February 07, 2012 - “The bicycle has a soul. If you succeed to love it, it will give you emotions that you will never forget.” ~ Mario Cipol...
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Bicycle Law

January 01, 2012 - “ All Bicycles weigh 50 pounds; A 30 pound bicycle needs a 20 pound lock. A 40 pound bicycle needs a 10 pound lock. A 50...
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Choosing an Airline

December 08, 2011 - "Whenever possible, avoid using airlines which have anyone's first name in their title, like Bob's International Airlin...
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Talking to my bike

November 11, 2011 - "I'm just into my second month and have started talking to my bike. I'm worried that it will start talking back to me fr...
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Fresh air

October 07, 2011 - “If you should smell something out of the ordinary, don't be alarmed. It is only fresh air.” ~ THE ART OF SKIING (1941 D...
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Living on food and water

September 07, 2011 - “ During one of my treks through Afghanistan, we lost our corkscrew. We were compelled to live on food and water for sev...
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Is work a good thing?

August 08, 2011 - “And don't let the feeble excuse of work keep you back; remember the Haitian proverb: if work is such a good thing, how...
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Bicycle repair kit

July 05, 2011 - “Marriage is a wonderful invention; but then again, so is a bicycle repair kit.” ~ Billy Connolly
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Does it rain on tents?

June 11, 2011 - "It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to ra...
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Confucius

May 01, 2011 - "It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop." ~ Confucius
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What keeps me on my bike?

April 08, 2011 - “ Chasing records doesn't keep me on my bike. Happiness does. ” ~ Lance Armstrong
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Riding a bike

March 22, 2011 - “Striker, listen, and you listen close: flying a plane is no different than riding a bicycle, just a lot harder to put b...
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Do cats like bikes?

February 18, 2011 - “Cats don't like riding on a bicycle....no matter how much duct tape you use.” ~ Anonymous
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Childhood trauma

January 07, 2011 - “ I don't carry any early childhood trauma around with me, if that's what you're hinting at. The story of the bicycles -...
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Setting up a tent

December 07, 2010 - “Of COURSE I packed the tent poles!” ~ Anonymous
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