Monthly Archives: July 2011

Riding into a fairy tale

After buying a large stack of maps in Berlin, my plan for leaving the city was to not use a map at all.  I simply headed south looking for roads that looked friendly to bikes.  Berlin is a city of … Continue reading

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The journey to start the journey

Boulder to Denver, Denver to Miami, Miami to Berlin.  One car ride, seven buses, and a plane.  I built my bicycle at the Tegel Airport in Berlin.  When will I next pack it up? Greyhound was on time for the … Continue reading

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last of the preps, first of the sponsors

My last few weeks in Boulder were a whirlwind of chaos.  Hikes, bike rides, a going away party, tearful goodbyes, packing my house, evenings with friends, dinners with family, paperwork, insurance, banking.  Mostly I was too busy to get excited.  … Continue reading

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