Bearded Brothers! Make Yummy Food Bars!

I come home from work and find this delightful package on my doorstep.   Bearded Brothers are helping us out by being so awesome and sending us monthly care packages during our travels! Isn’t that great?? I have to hide these from myself so that we actually eat them after we leave. They are non-Gmo,…

Build-a-Bike by Together We Rise

  For this trip, Marcus and I are partnering with charities. Marcus has chosen the Filipino Youth Coalition based in San Jose and I will be teaming up with Amman Imman and Together we Rise. We will be introducing these charities before we go, so you can learn more about what they do and why…

Pre-Misadventures

Christina and I haven’t even packed our saddle bags yet and already, we’ve had to switch gears. Yesterday, I picked up my father from work and together (he had the membership) went down to AAA to gather some maps and, hopefully, perspective. After waiting in the lobby, a lovely woman saw us and presented us…

Meet Frida.

To be a proper vagabond, you need to have some proper tools. However, in vagabondineering, these tools need not be complicated. They can be shoes. A back pack. A map. Water helps. In this here excursion, we didn’t opt to use our feet. We opted for a badass, two wheelin’, pannier-dealin’, racketeering bike machine that…

I is the other I in this here We.

  “There is no I in Team, but there is an I in Pie”  – Shaun of the Dead I had my lovely friend Lena come and visit me at the beginning of the May for a few days all the way from London, UK. And we went tent camping here in the Southern California…

‘I’ is now ‘We’

We have a partner! When I started out, it was me and the road. I was contented with that, comfortable in knowing my limits, what I could achieve and the scope of the undertaking, the certainty in overcoming obstacles, okay with a few nights in the rain, pushing myself to make the daily mileage marker.…

Bumblebee overlooking Highway 1

The First Step of 4000 Miles

It is an idea conceived in the Well of Dreams, plucked, by the hand of Fate, and delivered to me. I need to move. The Road sings to me. And I shall heed her call. I don’t know where it came from, but when I found it, I knew I needed it. I’m going to…