Rotarian On The Road

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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Rotarian on the Road – Gearing up for RAAM

Rotarian on the Road – Gearing up for RAAM

Fellow Rotarians, I have continued my eastern trek getting closer the bicycle that I’ll be using to bike tour South America for the next two months. I am currently waiting to board my flight to NYC and spend a few days preparing my gear. On that note, I gave away […]

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Rotarian On The Road – RAAM February Update

Rotarian On The Road – RAAM February Update

Fellow Rotarians, I’m on the road again, rambling east to New York City where I’ll pack my touring bicycle and fly to South America for 2 months of Race Across America (RAAM) training. This summer I’ll be joining 3 friends to bicycle race as a 4 person team in RAAM. […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Arizona Desert

Rotarian on the Road – Arizona Desert

Fellow Rotarians, This past weekend I packed my van and hit the road again. I had a great time visiting Santa Barbara, but I’m hoping to spend the next few weeks with my family before heading to South America for 2 months. I left the coast and endured LA traffic […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Here In Paradise

Rotarian On The Road – Here In Paradise

Fellow Rotarians, It has been a great 2 weeks in Santa Barbara, but time is flying by and in less than a week I’ll be packing my van and hitting the road again. I’ve really enjoyed spending time at the beach, catching up with great friends, and getting some work […]

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Rotarian On The Road – AntiComfortable

Rotarian On The Road – AntiComfortable

Fellow Rotarians, It was a great honor to be asked to present to our Club this past Friday. I spoke about my adventures over the past several years and how by choosing the road less traveled and seeking discomfort has lead to some pretty incredible experiences. I don’t necessarily enjoy […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Washington

Rotarian on the Road – Washington

Fellow Rotarians, This past week I visited friends in Chelan, Washington in order to get winter out of my system. We enjoyed drinking good coffee, snowshoeing, and sitting around the wood stove. My friend Kate is a member of the Rotary Club of Chelan but unfortunately I was not in […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Buses By The Bridge

Rotarian on the Road – Buses By The Bridge

Fellow Rotarians, This past weekend I rambled to Lake Havasu City, Arizona where the 21st annual Buses By The Bridge event was taking place. This is part car show, part van lover meetup, party hippie convention, and all fun! There were hundreds of vintage Volkswagen vans present and we spent […]

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