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End Route: Colombia Bikepacking Trip Report Day 4-5

We got into Cajamarca after our jeep broke down for the 3rd time shortly after leaving Touché. The breakdown kept us roadside for about an hour before we decided to leave on two wheels. We covered too much ground on … Read More

Twelve favorites from the road

I enjoy portrait, lifestyle, adventure and action sport photography. Though during my trip I was able to focus a lot on the landscape. Here’s a collection of twelve of my favorite images from the road. Great day to ride in … Read More

East to West – Roads to Maryland

Power morning it was as I woke by the sounds of the geese next to the lake I camped at over night. It was a bit cold due to the condensation build up but once the sunrise peaked over the … Read MoreRead More

PA road

East to West – First Day Out

Got a ride from my good friend Micah to Phoenixville, PA where I began my trip. 30 minutes into the trip I caught a flat tire, which left me feeling a bit perplexed but I quickly swapped for a spare … Read MoreRead More

Gear for East to West United States trip

Just a few days away from my trip, here goes a line up of the item’s listed left to right: Gear Schwalbe marathon folding tire, Camp stove/pot/pan, Spork, Bowl, Fuel, Solar panel, Konovo slide cam, Tent, Sleeping bag, Hand pump, … Read More

Manual Pedal YouTube Channel

So I decided to make a YouTube channel for Manual Pedal for many reasons. One of which is to share my experiences during my tour across the United States. And the rest, well it’s pretty simple. To build a  … Read More

May 16th Itinerary

I printed this map, traced my route and placed it on my desk; which these days seats my cutting board, Garmin GPS, route notes with scribbled down text next to a few coffee cup stains by my keyboard. I know … Read MoreRead More

From East to West

After almost considering the Northern Tier as my main route across the country, I decided to instead ride the TransAmerican to the Western Express. The decision was pretty easy in the end, realizing that it would be best that I … Read MoreRead More