Ride to Choose

Cycling across the United States

Preparations

I was living in San Diego, CA and Jess in Corvallis, OR prior to the start of our journey. We decided to hold off on buying the necessary gear for our trip until I was also in Oregon. We figured…
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Pre Trip Interview

Filmographer and avid cyclist Jim Bergman of Pitch Black Pony Productions asked if he could film an interview with us before our trip. We jumped at the opportunity to advocate our journey and cycling in general. Enjoy!

Into the Wee Hours…

Despite our pledge to get a full night’s sleep before our big first day the hours melted into morning as we packed our last few items. My mind was swirling with the possibilities of our trip; my stomach felt the…
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Day 1 The Journey Begins

I couldn’t believe it! The morning I had been envisioning every day for three months was upon us. Now I realize in the grand scheme of things three months isn’t a long time. Small children somehow survive the twelve months…
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Day 2 Bonneville Dam

Mother nature was much kinder to us our second day of cycling. The steep inclines of the Cascades gave way to smaller hills and gorgeous scenery. Breath taking sights such as Beacon Rock and Bonneville Dam made for an awe-inspiring…
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