Staying with Pablo and Tatiana was a real treat. All 4 bikes even fit in the apt.
Posted: Nov. 19, 2011, 6:01 p.m.
Still letting it sink in that we got to spend a night here.. But we're enjoying every minute we've got. Thanks to Tommy and Debbie for all the help last night.
Posted: Nov. 18, 2011, 10:48 p.m.
Found out at 2:30 in the morning that we were the ONLY people at the hostel when the fire alarm went off and not even the owners were there to shut it off. Thank you Honokaa fire dept for turning off the fire alarm.
Posted: Nov. 17, 2011, 8:37 p.m.
Tried camping on the bottom of this 450ft waterfall... To no avail. But 3 miles away wasn't bad, thanks to Laura, Michael, and Joi!!!
Posted: Nov. 16, 2011, 8:03 p.m.
Can't beat camping next to palm trees! A little snorkel today.. Maybe a ride to a waterfall! This is the life!!
Posted: Nov. 15, 2011, 8:02 p.m.
Fact: Hawaii is uphill all the way around! ... Why were we so excited to get on the bikes? Lol!
Posted: Nov. 15, 2011, 12:06 a.m.
Waking up to dolphins off the coast? Yeah!! Thanks Smitty & Kapalili for letting us stay with you on The Big Island! Off to bike tour today!
Posted: Nov. 13, 2011, 8:47 p.m.
Posted: Nov. 11, 2011, 8:39 p.m.
Sharing one final breakfast with Allison and Jesse before heading to Hawaii today!
Posted: Nov. 8, 2011, 6:50 p.m.
Tent caving in from too much Alaska snow being dumped on it was a new experience for us!!
Posted: Nov. 6, 2011, 3:57 p.m.
Came in the rain. 2 days of sunshine. Leaving in the snow! Winter wonderland!Thanks to Sergei and April for letting us Enjoy Juneau with them.
Posted: Nov. 4, 2011, 5:53 p.m.
Cabin in Alaska? Yes please!
Posted: Nov. 1, 2011, 6:27 p.m.
On the ferry to Alaska!! Ahhh. True relaxation!
Posted: Oct. 30, 2011, 6:03 p.m.
Great night with our hosts Linda, Kurt, and Kirby in Bellingham! Going to Alaska today!!!
Posted: Oct. 28, 2011, 6:19 p.m.
Getting pumped for the Alaska Marine Ferry... Watching a DVD at Rick's home. One more day on the road to Bellingham!
Posted: Oct. 27, 2011, 4:32 p.m.
We still have to ride??? Haha! Last 100 miles to Bellingham to catch a ferry after a wonderful stay at The Shafer Baillie Mansion in Seattle. http://sbmansion.com/
Posted: Oct. 26, 2011, 6:30 p.m.
Mike and Jane giving us a push to downtown Seattle today.
Posted: Oct. 22, 2011, 6:36 p.m.
A big thanks to Brian, Chad, Matt, Preston, Dave, and Paul and the rest of the Thurston County Fire Station for letting us spend the night indoors!! Seattle, Here We Come!!!
Posted: Oct. 20, 2011, 3:42 p.m.
2 days 'til Seattle!!! Good luck to The Food Cyclists as they continue their good work south.
Posted: Oct. 19, 2011, 2:46 p.m.
First night in Washington state!! Heading to Castle Rock to see The Food Cyclists for the last time before they continue their bike tour around the world.
Posted: Oct. 18, 2011, 4:49 p.m.
Only a few more miles to Washington state! Excited to hit our last of the lower 48 states today!!!
Posted: Oct. 17, 2011, 2:40 p.m.
Another night in Cannon Beach and we're off to state #48 today!!!
Posted: Oct. 16, 2011, 6:26 p.m.
Cannon Beach!! Rest day today, can you blame us??? Great night at Stephanie Inn thanks to an old friend from Madison! Sarah you rock!!
Posted: Oct. 15, 2011, 7:23 p.m.
Shared a campsite with Suzanne and Mike who are at the start of their 7 month cross continent bike journey!! Ahhh the beach!
Posted: Oct. 14, 2011, 4:55 p.m.
Another night inside and a fantastic seafood dinner thanks to Dave!! Ahhh!
Posted: Oct. 13, 2011, 10 p.m.
And the anniversary celebrations continue. Got a surprise email from Rogue Brewery and got to stay at their Bed and Beer last night courtesy of Stacy and John! Onto a brewery tour today! Thanks Julie, from @PubQuest for hooking us up!
Posted: Oct. 12, 2011, 8:55 p.m.
Successful Anniversary #1 in a yurt! Couldn't have asked for anything more!!
Posted: Oct. 11, 2011, 6:10 p.m.
1 year anniversary on the Oregon Coast. Yurt, here we come!!
Posted: Oct. 9, 2011, 4:51 p.m.
Another sunny day on the Oregon Coast!
Posted: Oct. 8, 2011, 3:22 p.m.
Camped with fellow bike tourist, Chris, followed by a breakfast out! More pacific coast today!! Lucky us!
Posted: Oct. 7, 2011, 5:46 p.m.
Stayed inside again last night with Gerry! I could get used to this inside stuff!! Oregon Bound!!
Posted: Oct. 6, 2011, 3:06 p.m.
Poured all day and night. Glad we were indoors for the night!
Posted: Oct. 6, 2011, 2:38 a.m.
Vacation with Mama and Scott is all over. Great time in Eureka at The Carter House.
Posted: Oct. 4, 2011, 2:26 p.m.
Waiting patiently(and getting some work done) by a fire in Starbucks.... Mama's coming sooooon!
Posted: Oct. 1, 2011, 8:34 p.m.
Three mornings in a row of oatmeal... Missing Gil's eggs! On to the Carter House Inn in Eureka to see my mama!! www.carterhouse.com
Posted: Oct. 1, 2011, 2:34 p.m.
Hell Gate Campground was just a bit too scary for us. 4 pairs of eyes staring us down as we eat dinner = restless night.
Posted: Sept. 30, 2011, 11:01 p.m.
Thank goodness for Doug and Bob who brought Adam back 15 miles to get his cell phone that he left at the grocery store yesterday. Hopefully no more of that today.
Posted: Sept. 29, 2011, 2:14 p.m.
Great time in Chico with Rich, Gil, and Joe!! Sad to be leaving such good people(and food). On towards the coast!!
Posted: Sept. 28, 2011, 4:41 p.m.
Just another night hanging our food out of reach from the bears! Onto Chico today to meet up with one of our biggest supporters!!
Posted: Sept. 25, 2011, 8:51 p.m.
Woods! Glorious woods! Camping in the Sierras on the way to Chico for our presentation in a few days!!
Posted: Sept. 24, 2011, 1:51 p.m.
Made it back to Cali, made it 11,000 miles, and Larry and Candy saved us by letting us stay with them when we rolled into Incline Village in the dark. Good day!
Posted: Sept. 23, 2011, 5 p.m.
On to NorthEast Lake Tahoe today! Last day riding with Mike! It was great to have his company through Nevada. Camped next to navy fightr jets and casinos in Fallon, NV.
Posted: Sept. 22, 2011, 1:10 p.m.
The burnt tree and gas station are the only things left from the fire here four years ago. Nice new building with wifi to get some good work done yesterday! On to Fallon!
Posted: Sept. 21, 2011, 2:29 p.m.
Breakfast Burrito to pump us through the day. Fallon is 110 miles. Think we'll find some camping 1/2 way c
Posted: Sept. 19, 2011, 2:52 p.m.
Long days here in Nevada. 4 big summits yesterday, 3 today. Celebrated with some Elderberry pie last night. Excited to see what food we'll celebrate with after today.
Posted: Sept. 18, 2011, 1:59 p.m.
Rainy night indoors watching 127 hours. Glad we're not in Canyonlads anymore after watching that. On to Eureka!!
Posted: Sept. 17, 2011, 3:46 p.m.
Preparing bikes for another rough day. 65 miles with two passes. Here we go again!
Posted: Sept. 16, 2011, 1:27 p.m.
Clark, making us a Breakfast of Champions before our 88 mile spam of nothingness before we reach Baker, NV.
Posted: Sept. 15, 2011, 1:01 p.m.
Great night getting fed at a church picnic, then invited over for a place to tent, shower, and do laundry. Smelling and feeling gooooood this morn!
Posted: Sept. 14, 2011, 2:58 p.m.
Sad Goodbye to our friends and Zion. But we still got mike to keep us company along Americas Loneliest Highway.
Posted: Sept. 13, 2011, 3 p.m.
7 bike tourists in the camp site tonight!! All on our way to Zion. We're jealous... Everyone is still cozy in sleeping bags and we're about to ride on this chilly chilly morn.
Posted: Sept. 9, 2011, 1:26 p.m.
Sunrise bike ride pretty awesome! Sunrise hike, even better! Especially in Bryce Canyon!
Posted: Sept. 8, 2011, 8:19 p.m.
New favorite outdoor equip, coffee, pizza, beer, and camping store! This place has it all and Steve, the owner, even let us camp for free!
Posted: Sept. 7, 2011, 12:52 p.m.
50 miles, over 9,600ft Boulder Mountain, then a 6 mile hike to this waterfall. Not a bad day!! Wish we could sleep all day long but we're on to Escalante.
Posted: Sept. 6, 2011, 12:34 p.m.
Imagine that being the view from your house? Incredible!! Up and over Boulder Mountain today after staying with Lyman last night!
Posted: Sept. 5, 2011, 1:07 p.m.
I promise there are better pics on our blog! Cool morning start.
Posted: Sept. 4, 2011, 12:41 p.m.
Ahhh...waking up on a cool morning in Utah is a beautiful thing. 60 miles today with no town. Just training for Nevada!
Posted: Sept. 3, 2011, 11:55 a.m.
After a day in Utah Parks, we're off early again to beat the heat!
Posted: Sept. 2, 2011, 12:09 p.m.
Early morning start. Should be in Moab before it gets too hot!!
Posted: Aug. 31, 2011, 1:33 p.m.
Great night with Eileen & Jim. Look at the view from their yard! Not too shabby! Onto the Utah desert!!
Posted: Aug. 30, 2011, 1:26 p.m.
Rain, rain go away .... So we can get 80 miles in today! Guess we can't complain. First rainy day in weeks!!
Posted: Aug. 29, 2011, 2:06 p.m.
Conquered two passes yesterday... Hoping for some nice downhills today!
Posted: Aug. 28, 2011, 1:34 p.m.
For real this time(t-storms kept us from climbing it yesterday) 11,900 foot mountain here we come!!!
Posted: Aug. 27, 2011, 1:55 p.m.
We may not own much but we can still make a mess! Heading off to conquer an 11,000ft pass today!!
Posted: Aug. 26, 2011, 12:52 p.m.
Presentation and some good bike loving at Giant Cycling World in Littleton!
Posted: Aug. 25, 2011, 8:01 p.m.
Ahhhh... Our few days rest in Boulder has sadly come to an end. Heading West today!
Posted: Aug. 25, 2011, 2:08 p.m.
Peaceful night in Peaceful Valley campground. 20 miles downhill to Boulder and we get to see Papa P!!
Posted: Aug. 20, 2011, 2:36 p.m.
Campsite friends! The deer are everywhere! Heading south for a bit today until we find a nice place to spend the night.
Posted: Aug. 19, 2011, 1:48 p.m.
Stayed as close the climb as we could last night. Timber Creek campground.
Posted: Aug. 18, 2011, 8:18 p.m.
Thanks, Western Riviera for helping us out so we could stay indoors last night right on Grand Lake! A whopping ten miles for us today!
Posted: Aug. 17, 2011, 4:09 p.m.
Stayed with Mark in Granby last night. A few short days ahead of us before we attempt the dreaded Trail Ridge Road (12,000ft).
Posted: Aug. 16, 2011, 5:28 p.m.
One more night with Mike and we're heading in opposite directions today! Onto Granby!
Posted: Aug. 15, 2011, 1:38 p.m.
Chocolate cake at the campsite. Nothing better than that. On our way to Colorado today!!
Posted: Aug. 14, 2011, 1:49 p.m.
First time all year we've had to use our water purifier! Saratoga Lake Campground was a peaceful rest. Easy going to Boulder. Got a week to get there.
Posted: Aug. 13, 2011, 3:41 p.m.
Great night with Pedal Powered Family!! Sad to say goodbye but we'll meet up again for sure!!!
Posted: Aug. 12, 2011, 4:28 p.m.
Spent the night at the First Baptist Church in Jeffrey City, WY. Their door is always open! Onto Rawlins to meet up with Pedal Powered Family!
Posted: Aug. 11, 2011, 1:55 p.m.
Great night camping with an old friend, Dave from Three Wheel Journey. Off to Jeffry City.
Posted: Aug. 10, 2011, 3:51 p.m.
Stayed at the CM Ranch in Dubois WY last night thanks to Connie. Great time, but too short! Ah well, continuing onto Boulder to see Papa P! Lander tonight!
Posted: Aug. 9, 2011, 4:10 p.m.
Back to camping! Campsite full so they let us set up behind the recycle bin with a few other touring cyclists. First place the bear visits according to the ranger but we never saw one.
Posted: Aug. 8, 2011, 2:04 p.m.
Leaving Jackson after meeting some great people and having a successful presentation!
Posted: Aug. 7, 2011, 3:50 p.m.
Last night in the parks! Got to see Grizzly, Bison, Elk, 4 Moose and Nathaniel(photographer/cycling tourist we met in South Dakota). Jackson today!
Posted: Aug. 4, 2011, 5:42 p.m.
Grand Teton camping! Hopefully some great views and maybe even a hike today!!
Posted: Aug. 2, 2011, 1:38 p.m.
Shared camp with a few fellow bikers on our last two nights in Yellowstone. Onto the Tetons!!
Posted: Aug. 1, 2011, 2:15 p.m.
Camped out with bears for a few nights in Yellowstone! Yikes!!
Posted: July 30, 2011, 7:39 p.m.
Chilly morning in the mountains. Yellowstone today!!!
Posted: July 28, 2011, 1:27 p.m.
Camping, fishing, and enjoying white wine with the RV next door! Great stop!
Posted: July 27, 2011, 12:53 p.m.
Bozeman rocked!! Great time with Tristy & Shelby and Lawrence and friends!! On towards Yellowstone.
Posted: July 26, 2011, 1:54 p.m.
Camped out in Livingston after the wind kept us from making it all the way to Bozeman. Onto Bozeman today!!!
Posted: July 21, 2011, 12:52 p.m.
Great time in Big Timber staying with D'Jean. Sweet Grass County is about the size of Rhode Island. Loving Big Sky Country! To Bozeman we go!
Posted: July 20, 2011, 12:15 p.m.
Good luck pronouncing this one! Cool night! Hot day! Here we go!
Posted: July 19, 2011, 12:39 p.m.
After a great dinner and breakfast we leave Woody and MJ.
Posted: July 18, 2011, 12:57 p.m.
It's 96 degrees... In the shade! Haha! In Billings!
Posted: July 17, 2011, 4:13 p.m.
Wedding in the park. Got invited to partake and met some great folks! Congrats to Laree and Brad!!
Posted: July 16, 2011, 12:29 p.m.
Lightning storm scared us inside a $30 motel. Scary storm and we were glad to be inside.
Posted: July 15, 2011, 1:03 p.m.
Nice rest day at Jens. Caught up on sleep, had some good home made Montana beer, and antelope steak!!
Posted: July 14, 2011, 12:15 p.m.
Camped in Plevna, MT "city" park. If it qualifies as a city. 100 people here. Good stuff! Avoided t-storms an now onto Miles City. 70 miles away and now water in between here and there!!
Posted: July 12, 2011, 11:14 a.m.
Thanks to the Lions Club for some free camping in Bowman!! Off to Montana!
Posted: July 11, 2011, 1:24 p.m.
In Lemmon, SD, we found Steve and Susan who let us camp next to their house and brought us to our first Rodeo!!
Posted: July 10, 2011, 1:38 p.m.
Sharing some free camping with Nathaniel, a solo touring cyclist we rode with for a few hours yesterday. Good to share stories. Onto Lemon today!!
Posted: July 9, 2011, 11:52 a.m.
Free camping. Free pool. Cool night Pretty sunrise. Excited for the day! Crossing the Missouri for the last time!!
Posted: July 8, 2011, 11:29 a.m.
Dan, Sharon, and their new pup Brody invited is inside last night. Missing our pup, Juneau!!
Posted: July 7, 2011, 11:38 a.m.
Campground underwater and threat of rattlesnakes scared us into a motel last night. Love the sign on the door!
Posted: July 6, 2011, 11:30 a.m.
Great 4th of July in Chamberlain, SD.
Posted: July 6, 2011, 12:01 a.m.
So the fireworks almost landed in our tent- adam found the shell of one outside my door. This morn, Zach, the only other camper last night, joined us for breakfast before heading out to meet his family!
Posted: July 4, 2011, 11:42 a.m.
After some bike maintenance and a country concert last night, we're off from John & Susan's house.
Posted: July 3, 2011, 11:52 a.m.
Our lonely tent near a sea of RVs. Heading up the Missouri today!
Posted: July 2, 2011, 11:16 a.m.
Sooo hot. No rain cover last night. Off early again to beat the heat. Yankton, SD here we come(we hope).
Posted: July 1, 2011, 10:34 a.m.
Larry Stripey, the camper, was a great nights sleep. Thanks to Jen and Jerry for inviting us in!! Off early to beat the heat today!
Posted: June 30, 2011, 11:16 a.m.
I guess, when I asked the guy on the phone if there were showers and a place to go swimming at the park, he meant to say no, not yes. And I guess he also meant to tell us it was $18, not $11 for camping.
Posted: June 29, 2011, 2:03 p.m.
Camping with the Jolly Green Giant!
Posted: June 28, 2011, 1:03 p.m.
Got invited to camp out by the church but Thunder and Lightning and wind scared us indoors for the night!
Posted: June 27, 2011, 2:46 p.m.
Blueberry infested oatmeal in a hotel room in Rochester all courtesy of Todd, Christine, and Jack!! Thanks for the day off!!
Posted: June 26, 2011, 1:40 p.m.
Todd from Adam's Alma Mater Providence College invited us to stay with him after reading about us in the PC alumni newsletter!!
Posted: June 26, 2011, 12:53 a.m.
Lavern found us camping last night and invited us over for breakfast in his RV this morn. Carol's eggs will keep us fueled for the trip to Rochester today!!
Posted: June 24, 2011, 1:42 p.m.
Met Scot at Smith's bicycles. He fixed our tires, gave us a great deal, then invited us over for the night. Good stuff!
Posted: June 23, 2011, 1:44 p.m.
Organic Valley family! Great night I'm Viola with Grant and Helen! Onto La Crosse to get some new tires.
Posted: June 22, 2011, 3:02 p.m.
46 miles to a great campground with Pedal Powered Family. Going separate ways today but maybe a meet up in the future!!
Posted: June 21, 2011, 2:32 p.m.
A fantastic night with Mark and Lisa in Madison, WI. Camping tonight.
Posted: June 20, 2011, 2:08 p.m.
Cheese!!! Madison here we come. Rain better go away soon.
Posted: June 19, 2011, 2:48 p.m.
Stayed on beautiful Lake Geneva with some World Bicycle Relief family! Contemplated just staying here forever. That's what happens when you feed us well and give us a comfy bed.
Posted: June 18, 2011, 3:06 p.m.
Chicago- style deep dish pizza with friends. After five months of Leigh reminding us to come visit her in Chicago, we finally made it! Great night!
Posted: June 17, 2011, 3:04 p.m.
Spent a few good nights in Chicago with Leah and Lincoln. Even caught a Cubs game!!
Posted: June 16, 2011, 7:58 p.m.
Stayed outside of Chicago with Bob last night and learned all about bike organizations! On to Chicago!!
Posted: June 14, 2011, 2:31 p.m.
Lucky us! Alan and Kathy invited us to spend the night at their house right on the lake!! Great place, great people. Towards Chicago!!
Posted: June 13, 2011, 12:55 p.m.
Instead of paying for a motel, we were allowed to camp in the back for FREE! Onto the Dunes!
Posted: June 12, 2011, 11:35 a.m.
Stayed in Fremont last night and headed towards lake Michigan today!
Posted: June 11, 2011, 3:38 p.m.
Mike let us camp under their gazebo last night. Would have been nice if the rain came last night instead of pouring on us now.
Posted: June 10, 2011, 12:03 p.m.
Moved camp from one park to another last night and got a restless nights sleep before a 4:30 T-storm woke us up for good. Ended the night at a PD. Very sleepy.
Posted: June 9, 2011, 10:13 a.m.
Spent two nights in Cleveland with the Judy, Walter, Lila, and Iris.
Posted: June 8, 2011, 11:56 a.m.
Best backyard in America! Stayed at the Patty's house and hing out in their named backyard, Shady Grove. Cleveland- bound!
Posted: June 6, 2011, 2:43 p.m.
A bike-by shooting. No worries... He missed. Another beautiful day and on towards Cleveland. Should be there tomorrow.
Posted: June 5, 2011, 12:38 p.m.
Pat and Tom shared dinner and wine and bread with us during our stay at Lake Erie State Park!!
Posted: June 4, 2011, 12:29 p.m.
Kelly giving us a push from Buffalo on a beautiful morning!!
Posted: June 3, 2011, 12:54 p.m.
Camped with Ray and Sonja who are biking the Erie Canal route for their 25 wedding anniversary! Niagara here we come!!!
Posted: June 1, 2011, 12:17 p.m.
Dinosaur BBQ in Rochester = good night! On towards Niagara Falls!
Posted: May 31, 2011, 3:12 p.m.
Met Martin & Emmanuelle(cool couple from Switzerland) who so graciously offered for us to pitch our tent next to theirs. We helped them in return by showing them that not all Americans camp in RV's and use golf carts to drive themselves to the bathroom.
Posted: May 30, 2011, 1:45 p.m.
Dave saw us on the road and offered us some water and a place to camp just when we were getting tired. Onto syracuse today!
Posted: May 29, 2011, 12:38 p.m.
Camping through thunder, lightning and hail with Chris and Ben!! Their tent is huge!!!
Posted: May 28, 2011, 2:33 p.m.
Nice night with Paul and Wendy!! Onto spend a few days riding with Chris and Ben!!
Posted: May 27, 2011, 1:10 p.m.
Leaving beautiful Fairview Orchards and onto Saratoga Springs on this beautiful day!!
Posted: May 26, 2011, 12:44 p.m.
Thank you VT Twin Cabins!! Feeling better and we're on our way south b/c the Ticonderoga ferry is still closed. Goodbye little piece of Heaven!!
Posted: May 25, 2011, 1:13 p.m.
Spent the night indoors trying to get Adam over his cold. The innkeeper here did his own cross country bike ride in 1972!
Posted: May 23, 2011, 1:15 p.m.
Chet's AT hostel was a great place to crash. Heading over another hill today on our way to our cabin in VT. Probably get there tomorrow.
Posted: May 22, 2011, 12:45 p.m.
We saw the sun!! Not sure how long that'll last but we're making the best of it and heading through the White Mountains towards Lincoln, NH. Kancamangus here we come!
Posted: May 21, 2011, 12:48 p.m.
Spent a few rainy days in Maine with Aunt Pat and Uncle Dan. Tried to wait for sun but I guess we're out of luck.
Posted: May 20, 2011, 2:18 p.m.
Jess's was a nice way to end a lousy day. Looks like some more wetness today towards Portland.
Posted: May 17, 2011, 2:20 p.m.
Great weekend in Boston with friends. On to Kittery Maine today and hoping to avoid the rain!!!
Posted: May 16, 2011, 2:18 p.m.
RISD student Lenore and her puppy Tulip let us hang out at their place last night in Providence.
Posted: May 13, 2011, 1:48 p.m.
Bridge to Jamestown: scary riding for sure!! But we found old friends Steve and Isabelle here and got spoiled to Lobster and Steak for dinner. Mmmmm.
Posted: May 12, 2011, 11:19 a.m.
And the living is easy with Papa Coppola riding with us. Mystic CT last night and headed towards Newport today!
Posted: May 11, 2011, 12:49 p.m.
Spent the night with Adams bro and girlfriend. Sushi with friends is a great way to start our homecoming.
Posted: April 23, 2011, 1:39 p.m.
Spent the night in Stamford with our Aunt Ang and Aung Gen! Getting closer to home!
Posted: April 22, 2011, 2:29 p.m.
Spent a few nights in the city with my cousin and now we're CT bound!
Posted: April 21, 2011, 12:40 p.m.
Stayed in Morristown NJ with Stephan, Katie, Tim, & Jackie! Getting closer to home- we have friends here!! Great crowd at Marty's Reliable last night followed by a pub visit!
Posted: April 19, 2011, 12:26 p.m.
Providence College connection in a parking lot lead us to a great night with new friends, free pizza, and a place to stay.
Posted: April 18, 2011, 10:42 a.m.
State #21! Spent the night in a hotel in Delaware getting away from the storm! PA bound!
Posted: April 17, 2011, 11:08 a.m.
Spent the night at Darlington Volunteer Fire Dept! Don't forget to thank your local firemen and women!!
Posted: April 16, 2011, 12:01 p.m.
Camped in the Miller's backyard! All 4 girls greeted us this morn.
Posted: April 15, 2011, 1:28 p.m.
Recharged with the family in DC and heading out from the Washington Monument today!
Posted: April 14, 2011, 5:51 p.m.
Sleepless night camping on a hill in Shenandoah National Park. On the lookout for bears... None spotted thank goodness!
Posted: April 11, 2011, 9:49 a.m.
The fog is clearing!! That's the fog below us and a mountain above! Gonna be a good day!!
Posted: April 10, 2011, 1:49 p.m.
Blue ridge pkwy visitors center closed... But a great camp spot out of rain and safe from lightening
Posted: April 9, 2011, 11:21 a.m.
Heading up to the blue ridge pkwy today... Will gov. Shut down effect pkwy and skyline drive travel. If closed to cars... Could be good for us.
Posted: April 8, 2011, 1:28 p.m.
82 miles of hard climbing brought us to Paul's home in beautiful Virginia. Great dinner and bonfire!!
Posted: April 7, 2011, 10:42 a.m.
Needed head lamps for our hotel room last night! Enough said!
Posted: April 6, 2011, 10:10 a.m.
More threats of t-storms lead us to our Tiny hotel room. Did have a TV to see UCONN win!
Posted: April 5, 2011, 12:06 p.m.
Great night hangin' with pappa Jim. Stuffed from delicious VA Italian food... Who woulda known. Off to KY today. Tornaders in the forecast again.
Posted: April 4, 2011, 11:44 a.m.
On our way through Virginia to Kentucky. Don't tell them we're Huskies fans!
Posted: April 3, 2011, 1:58 p.m.
Started out as a beautiful spot, but the freak thunderstorm had us running for cover in the middle of the night. Hail and lightning=scary!!!
Posted: April 2, 2011, 12:33 p.m.
So glad we met Carson and Lindsey from Pace cycles in Marshal. They welcomed us into their beautiful home, we had a great dinner, and even started to watch E.T. before we fell asleep!
Posted: April 1, 2011, 12:44 p.m.
Hendersonville was good to us. Sycamore Cycles hosted an event last night, West First donated pizza and beer, and Chris from Cane Creek and his fam gave us a great place to stay!
Posted: March 31, 2011, 12:25 p.m.
Slightly annoyed by $30 camping. C'mon its a patch of grass people! The $3 camp site in Alabama was better! At least they had a tarp car port for us to camp under for the thunderstorms.
Posted: March 30, 2011, 12:46 a.m.
Didn't think we'd be back-country camping! Hiked 2 miles in to our site. No bikes allowed on the trail and huge fine if not camping in designated area... So we hiked the bikes in.
Posted: March 29, 2011, 12:47 p.m.
Charlotte was a lot of fun and a great success for our charities!
Posted: March 28, 2011, 12:05 p.m.
Met Walt & Lainy as we rode into our camp site. Invited us to camp next their RV and had us in for dinner! Chicken & Dumplings.
Posted: March 25, 2011, 12:35 p.m.
Bicycle City Model! Staying in the future site of Velo Village, SC a totally bicycle city. Currently a log cabin with a long dirt driveway unsuitable for biking! But gorgeous!
Posted: March 23, 2011, 4:13 p.m.
State line dance ideas???? Thanks to Tom and Tyler we had a warm welcome to agusta, GA and and a great send off to SC. Gone to Carolina in my mind.... No wait... On my bike!
Posted: March 22, 2011, 12:27 p.m.
Feeling the toll of our longest distance week. Stayed in a motel to recoup but still mentally and physically exhausted. Looking forward to a much needed day rest in bike city, SC on wednesday. Giving our bikes the bed, we'll take the floor.
Posted: March 21, 2011, 3 p.m.
Fixing flat #20 at the campsite before we head off. A little cooler today will be a nice break from the heat!
Posted: March 20, 2011, 12:58 p.m.
Rode 93 miles to a full campsite. Thank goodness for Rose, Tommy(out fishing) and Little Juliana for letting us camp next to their mansion!
Posted: March 19, 2011, 1:19 p.m.
Sleeping near noisy alligators in Kolomoki Mounds State Park. Early start to a hopefully easy day.
Posted: March 18, 2011, 12:20 p.m.
Woke up with cows outside the window! Off to Georgia. Thanks to Charlene and Edwin for opening their home to two smelly cyclists!!
Posted: March 17, 2011, 5:37 a.m.
Conecuh National Forrest! Awesome place to camp and only $3... Sweet! Back in Alabama for a bit but heading towards GA.
Posted: March 16, 2011, 3:16 p.m.
North bound! Great night and two amazing meals with the Melvins.
Posted: March 15, 2011, 4:46 p.m.
Early morning start again. Last night camping in Alabama! Florida bound today!
Posted: March 14, 2011, 1 p.m.
We made it to the Gulf, check out the image to see the hitchhiker we picked up
Posted: March 13, 2011, 5:09 p.m.
Shared camp with two cyclists again last night. Early morn in hopes of reaching Alabama!!
Posted: March 12, 2011, 1:02 p.m.
Found some fellow bikers and shared dinner and camp with them!
Posted: March 11, 2011, 1:54 p.m.
Camping out in a park in greensburg. Hoping for state # 10 today!
Posted: March 10, 2011, 2 p.m.
Mark, pictured here, giving us a true taste of bike living in Baton Rouge.
Posted: March 9, 2011, 3:01 p.m.
Great night in baton rouge, great food, company, fire pit, and a midnight ride home. Looking forward to Mardis gras celebrating tomorrow in baton rouge
Posted: March 8, 2011, 6:49 a.m.
Breakfast with Marty and Carol in their RV! Onto Baton Rouge!
Posted: March 7, 2011, 4:46 p.m.
I'm a godfather today! Wish I could be there for baby Miles! I'll have to explain to him someday that the bikes couldn't get me there in time. Can't wait to see him in April! Off towards baton rouge on my new Armadillo tire.
Posted: March 6, 2011, 3:09 p.m.
Adams birthday! 29 years old... Hope those old legs can handle the biking!
Posted: March 4, 2011, 3:54 p.m.
Heading a whole twenty feet south to Louisiana today! Had a great crew of kids to talk to last night when we asked if we could camp behind their church!
Posted: March 3, 2011, 2:59 p.m.
First night in the new EMS velocity 2 tent, thank you EMS... You are awesome!
Posted: March 2, 2011, 3:39 p.m.
Living it in Little Rock with John & Allison! Enjoying some inside time before we head off tomorrow!
Posted: March 1, 2011, 4:45 a.m.
Check out the give a bike Adams birthday event! Camping out next to a very cool lake
Posted: Feb. 27, 2011, 1:50 p.m.
Late night offer from Debbie and Ray to eat and camp in New Blaine, AR.
Posted: Feb. 26, 2011, 2:22 p.m.
Glad the tornadoes and rain stopped so we could camp out. Found a cool park and asked a local policeman if we could camp and he said "no camping allowed there", asked him one more time if we could camp and then be on our way early in the morning and he said " well, I ain't gonna give ya any grief... Go right ahead". Sweet!
Posted: Feb. 25, 2011, 2:01 p.m.
Hoping we don't get hit by hail today! Thanks to Kevin and his mom, Retha, for opening up to two cyclists!
Posted: Feb. 24, 2011, 1:44 p.m.
Be sure to check out the new blog and new video! Finally on the road after lots of blogging, video creating, shopping for camping, and planning routes, happy to get out of high traffic Fayetteville and head for the ozarks!
Posted: Feb. 23, 2011, 9:39 p.m.
A big thanks to the Bradys! Their daughter biked 4,000 miles across country with two kids, 2 & 4. Warm home last night.
Posted: Feb. 22, 2011, 4:45 p.m.
Cold again. Going south!!! Goodbye Kansas!
Posted: Feb. 21, 2011, 5:17 p.m.
Hoping to make it to KS today. Thanks again to the Schoolings for being our OK sponsors!
Posted: Feb. 20, 2011, 8:13 a.m.
On the road again, leaving Tulsa. Couldn't have asked for better "coddling" at the schoolings! All i can say is that we have gotten nothing but Incredible support!
Posted: Feb. 19, 2011, 2:55 p.m.
Sunny warm day on the road, happy to be camping! Excited for Tulsa! Tunafish and rice for dinner
Posted: Feb. 17, 2011, 12:20 a.m.
Started the day with a great presentation for over 100 students... ended the day with a cycling family and pizza!!
Posted: Feb. 16, 2011, 5:01 a.m.
Happily relaxing in Oklahoma city prepping for our presentation tomorrow to 3rd graders who are reading, "Hey Mom! Can I Ride my Bike Across America?"
Posted: Feb. 15, 2011, 4:28 a.m.
Stayed with Joe outside of Weatherford, OK last night. Heading to OKC today.
Posted: Feb. 14, 2011, 12:59 p.m.
Gettin' our kicks! A new blog post will be up very shortly.... Maybe ten minutes.
Posted: Feb. 13, 2011, 3:34 a.m.
Route 66 cactus inn. Any ideas for OK dance???
Posted: Feb. 12, 2011, 12:24 a.m.
Thanks paul and Stephanie!
Posted: Feb. 11, 2011, 5:13 a.m.
Staying on the ranch with the friendliest people ever! Thanks Don, Tina, and Jade!
Posted: Feb. 8, 2011, 8:16 p.m.
Most expensive room ever. Think Russel's Truck & Travel Center Car Museum said it's worth $9,000,000 but we get to stay for free! Last night in New Mexico and biked our first Century today!! Thanks Jim Paradis for sponsoring New Mexico. We definitely needed it with all those snow storms.
Posted: Feb. 8, 2011, 5:02 a.m.
83.32 miles today...Wooo hooo! We hit our top speed of the trip, 46.5 mph. Thank you for the tail-wind Aunt Julia. Back to camping out!
Posted: Feb. 6, 2011, 1:44 a.m.
Resting up for an 80 mile day tomorrow!!
Posted: Feb. 5, 2011, 5:45 a.m.
Alta Mae b&b.... Thanks for Saving us from the cold
Posted: Feb. 4, 2011, 4:15 p.m.
Posted: Feb. 3, 2011, 7:18 p.m.
Warm home warm family. Thanks to the Paynes we had a great place to stay wit great company out of the Albuquerque cold/snow storm!
Posted: Feb. 3, 2011, 4:48 p.m.
Albuquerque a day early. Warm place to stay away from the incoming weather!!
Posted: Jan. 31, 2011, 5:55 a.m.
Lavaland RV park I think we are the first and last campers to ever put up a tent at this place
Posted: Jan. 30, 2011, 5:28 p.m.
Didn't know it, but we are now in the land of enchantment! New Mexico! State #3! Yippee!
Posted: Jan. 29, 2011, 1:48 a.m.
Last day of AZ, thank you www.facebook.com/wecycleusa for sponsoring AZ! Thanks for believing in us and our cause! Give we-cycle-USA a facebook "like" to show them some love!
Posted: Jan. 28, 2011, 3:22 p.m.
Tenting inside a tee pee! Experiencing something new every day! Excited for more of petrified Forrest and painted desert tomorrow. Hoping to make it to chambers.
Posted: Jan. 27, 2011, 2:08 a.m.
Flat 7 fixed on to painted desert and petrified Forrest
Posted: Jan. 26, 2011, 7:57 p.m.
Letting our bikes rest in a cheap motel after a 75 mile day with a climb to 7700 ft elev. I guess we could use the rest too. Thanks everyone for continuing to support us. We are in Holbrook, close to Winslow, az... Such a fine sight to see!
Posted: Jan. 26, 2011, 5:07 a.m.
Camping out at 6000ft elev. near some elk poop. Hoping to see one but from a distance. Not hoping to see a black bear. Snow on the ground.
Posted: Jan. 25, 2011, 3:42 a.m.
Made it to payson,AZ. Rough day of climbing and battling winds
Posted: Jan. 24, 2011, 7:38 a.m.
Rough day fighting winds and climbing elevation. Hoping to make it to payson.
Posted: Jan. 23, 2011, 8:13 p.m.
Great ride out of Phoenix w ben and Gary from paragon cycling, mesa. Robert chacon of www.we-cycle-usa.com was incredible to us in Phoenix. We are camping in the mountains at an abandoned state park on a closed road... So cool! Can't believe this place is a one day ride out of a huge city.
Posted: Jan. 23, 2011, 4:04 a.m.
At Robert and jessy chacon's next to d-backs stadium. Excited to tell u about we-cycle-usa.org and all the good things they are doing for the people of Phoenix!
Posted: Jan. 21, 2011, 3:01 p.m.
At the Rigney house, thank you so much Mike and Theresa. So great meeting you and the Cave Creek biking crew!
Posted: Jan. 20, 2011, 5:25 a.m.
Horsepitality RV and Camp! Awesome camp site. Staying here for tomorrow night too. Just played bingo. No luck in bingo but had about 10 brownies and cookies!
Posted: Jan. 19, 2011, 3:20 a.m.
Camp, looking forward to library laundry day. Anyone know anyone in Phoenix? We've got an event on the 21st ... More to come.
Posted: Jan. 18, 2011, 1:58 p.m.
Camping in AZ desert=awesome. Having to pee in the middle of the night with coyotes howling all around the tent=not awesome!
Posted: Jan. 17, 2011, 1:56 p.m.
Camping out at Bluegrass Festival in Blythe. Last night in Cali!
Posted: Jan. 16, 2011, 1:20 a.m.
Palo verde trailer park. Friendly neighbors built us a fire and offered us dinner. Small town, 200 pop. Shower felt good after a rough day in the desert. Within an hour half the town knew we were here. Met the sheriff and fire cheif. Incredible sunset!
Posted: Jan. 15, 2011, 4:44 a.m.
Camping in the desert!
Posted: Jan. 14, 2011, 2:34 a.m.
Staying at brian's house. Continually being surprised by the generosity of cyclists. Such an amazing community of people. Brian is a warmshowers.org member that has put us up in his spare bedroom. Great conversation with brian and two other cyclists who are crashing here for the night. I'll add a pic of all of them soon.
Posted: Jan. 13, 2011, 5:41 a.m.
Boulder oaks campground. Great rest spot after a long day of climbing. We are at the 2, in this picture. Christy made some delicious Mac and cheese! Frost on the tent in the morning. Excited for a big elevation drop today.
Posted: Jan. 12, 2011, 4:09 a.m.
Flat fixed... Moving on. Climbs are rough today.
Posted: Jan. 11, 2011, 8:04 p.m.
Met a cyclist(Kevin) on the road and he offered us his place for us to camp. Awesome guy! We had a wonderful Thai dinner and shared our life stories. The first night will be one to remember. We got an owl right outside our tent.
Posted: Jan. 11, 2011, 4:06 a.m.
Posted: Jan. 10, 2011, 9:37 p.m.
Start point San Diego living. Let's do this!
Posted: Jan. 10, 2011, 6:27 p.m.
Posted: Jan. 10, 2011, 4:30 a.m.
Aunt julies house
Posted: Jan. 9, 2011, 9:37 p.m.
Adam and Christy Coppola will be biking through all 50 states in the year 2011. Their focus is on charity, adventure, and photography all visible through journalistic blogging. Check out www.giveabike.com to learn more about their charities, their adventure, and their blogging.
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50 States!!! Congratulations!!!!
Hey, y'all! My name is Nathan, and I ran into Breezy, Squeeze, Strider, & Mama from Seattle, who say they camped with you in Tetons N.P. and wanted to leave you a message! We're in the Florida Keys right now, and they're just about to finish their journey!Great job making it to Alaska! Best wishes from your fellow biking friends!
Hey we camped with u at tetons
Just found out about you two. You probably went by my place in Greenbelt MD on April 15th.Going to Alaska? I've taken a bike on the ferries and know some friendly people there with houses in Anchorage and cabins, drop me a line.Mike aka Horse with No Name
You two are some of the neatest people we have ever met! Was an honor to have you stay in Larry Stripey. We will keep you in our prayers! Ride on Jenny and Ontwa!
Respect to you both. Your tour makes my present journey look pretty tame.Have you worked out a way to reply to individual comments within the app? I would like to be able to do that but have not found a way.Regards MarkOzcross
This is seriously amazing. I am a map guy, and am so happy to have seen this finally! Not sure how I missed it, but keep it up and I can't wait to make the coolest map ever for you guys when you're done!! (lets do at least one thing 3d - can you start recording place name and # flats, or place name & pain level?? That would be sweet!
NYC Times Square! Cool!
Wow! Cool tour.
You blessed me with your stop for water. I will be praying for your safety as you continue your journey. You are truly awesome. Please e-mail me when you reach Connecticut and let me know you made it safely. curryfarmsupply@#windstream.net. I would love to hear from you.
Congratulations on reaching New Mexico!
I spoke with you outside the IGA in Heber today (Jan. 25) about the elevation and road to Holbrook. I couldn't stop thinking about your adventure and just had to do a Google search for a couple bike-riding through all 50 states. My very best wishes to you for a safe journey and success in your mission. I'll be following along.
Take a shower!
Can't wait to see the pictures!!
Im so excited for you guys- Watched you on the San Diego news on your Dads computer Adam, So Awesome!!! He is so Proud of you both and we all are too!!!!! Continue with great success!!!!! Keep posting!!!!! :)
Good luck and have fun!