Rotarian On The Road

Rotarian on the Road – Born To Run

Rotarian on the Road – Born To Run

Fellow Rotarians, Last week I made it back to attend Born to Run, an annual camping and running festival just outside of Los Olivos. Each year I meet 500 of my closest friends to run, dance, reunite, and laugh through an incredible weekend together. This year I signed up for […]

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Rotarian on the Road – The Retirement Home

Rotarian on the Road – The Retirement Home

Fellow Rotarians, This week I’ve been hanging out with family in Prescott, Arizona while my van has been in and out of mechanic’s shops getting road ready for the summer. Each morning I’ve been setting my alarm, a rare occasion for me, in order to be up early to meet […]

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Rotarian on the Road – 4 Dudes Race 3000 Miles To A Cure

Rotarian on the Road – 4 Dudes Race 3000 Miles To A Cure

Fellow Rotarians, I spent the past weekend in Washington DC, my first domestic destination after returning from South America. I camped with my 3 teammates for RAAM 2017 and we trained and planned for our cross country bike race. We’ll be riding in the 3,000 mile Race Across America bicycle […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Bike Tour 2017

Rotarian on the Road – Bike Tour 2017

Fellow Rotarians, Last week my friend Ryan and I wrapped up our 2017 South American bicycle tour. We flew from the End Of The World to Buenos Aires, Argentina and took a boat to Uruguay and spent a few days riding back to Buenos Aires. Uruguay really is one of […]

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Rotarian on the Road – The End Of The World

Rotarian on the Road – The End Of The World

Fellow Rotarians, This past week my friend and I visited Ushuaia, Argentina, commonly referred to as “The End Of The World”. Ushuaia is on the Tierra del Fuego archipelago and is one of the southernmost cities in the world. It is also the southern terminus of the Pan-American Highway spanning […]

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Rotarian on the Road – El Chaltén

Rotarian on the Road – El Chaltén

Fellow Rotarians, This past week Ryan and I spent a few days in El Chaltén, arguably the climbing, trekking, and dirtbag capital of Argentina, if not the world. The iconic peaks of Cerro Torre and Cerro Fitz Roy have been emblazoned in outdoor enthusiasts minds for years and are even […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Carretera Austral

Rotarian on the Road – Carretera Austral

Fellow Rotarians, The past few weeks riding down the Carretera Austral in Patagonia have been incredible. Such a raw, rugged, and beautiful place to bike through, but Ryan and I are running short on time and want to see a few more places before returning to North America. We’ll be […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Patagonia

Rotarian On The Road – Patagonia

Fellow Rotarians, My friend Ryan and I have spent the last week riding down Ruta 7, the Carretera Austral, through rural Patagonia. It is an absolutely gorgeous road, but many sections are still “ripio” or gravel, and that makes bike riding a bit more difficult. After the really tough sections […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Chile Week 2

Rotarian On The Road – Chile Week 2

Fellow Rotarians, My friend Ryan and I have continued riding our bicycles south through Chile to Patagonia. Well, actually, we took an overnight bus to bypass a lot of Central Chile and get to Patagonia, but hey, we’re still having fun! Now that we are further south it is a […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Chile Week 1

Rotarian On The Road – Chile Week 1

Fellow Rotarians, I’ve spent about a week bike touring through Chile. It may not be a surprise, but we’ve done no research and we simply pick which road to take each morning when we wake up, and that’s how we ended up at the beach. We’ve crossed wine valleys, pine […]

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