We Do This For Fun

 

It was years of low­tech trial and error before I fully began to realize the joy of camping on my bike. There were short tours that ended in train travel home. I once had to phone for a ride home from Astoria after a miserable, waterlogged, and freezing ride to the coast. And yet, I kept embarking on adventures, spending hours poring over maps, and contemplating my gear. Even after daunting scenarios, what I remembered from every trip were the cold beers, the thrilling descents, the effortless spinning on a tailwind, the fun and the accomplishment. Continue reading “We Do This For Fun”