Category Archives: Pacific Coast

Winter Dreams: Coasts and Shores

January, the most useless month. I wish I could sleep through it and wake up when the crocuses are finally nosing up through the grass. Here in Bethesda, the foot of snow that fell just over a week ago is mostly … Continue reading

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Remembering David Lamb

While reading an article about the Trek 520 touring bicycle in a recent issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine, these startling words snagged my attention: “But when it comes to finding out what the bike is truly capable of, I tip … Continue reading

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My Pacific Coast Bike Tour—Ten Years Later

This September marks ten years since my Pacific Coast bicycle tour, the longest, most difficult, and most adventurous trip of my life. I wanted to challenge myself to an extent I never had before, to accomplish something truly impressive and demanding, even a … Continue reading

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Different Strokes: 20 Bicycle Tours | # 1

The First in a Series of Posts about Past Tours To celebrate turning 50 in 2003, I bought a touring bicycle and a full set of panniers, joined Adventure Cycling Association, and began learning about bicycle touring. By April of … Continue reading

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