Apparently there are only two Filbert Streets in the whole-wide world, one is in San Francisco the other is in Leicester. (I’m sure that that’s wrong, but it makes for a good story) This photo was taken in San Francisco around about 1998 with my old university chum Amy. My biggest worry before I started…… Continue reading Marin County and Oregon, USA
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I stayed in Powell River for two nights. This has to be one of my favourite places so far. It was beautiful. I stayed with a Warmshowers host for a night, Ted, this was the view from his house.
Half Moon Bay
I spent the night at Maria and Keith’s house in Halfmoon Bay. Keith is doing JOGLE at the moment. Maria was interesting to meet. She’s originally from Italy and is from a part of Italy that became part of the former Yugoslavia. Her family emigrated to the US in the 60s at a time when…… Continue reading Half Moon Bay
Vancouver experienced an 86% of the solar eclipse. A postman asked me if I’d seen it whilst I was cycling past, I hadn’t, so I dropped my bike and he lent me his special glasses.I spent the night in Langdale at a warmshower’s host house, Jenny and Adam. They are keen astronomers, it was a…… Continue reading 86% Eclipse
Cycling the Sunshine Coast
I’ve left Vancouver and am heading to the US via the Sunshine Coast and Vancouver Island 🌴.
I got all excited thinking that I was going to get my bike washed because at home car valeting means that they wash your car. Here bike valet means bike park 😐, but I was very grateful for it.Today was Vancouver’s inaugural City Ride – a mass participation ride where they close the roads to…… Continue reading Clean Bike
Off to Vancouver
To avoid the smoke from all of the forest 🌳 fires 🔥 I've decided to take a Greyhound to Vancouver. Unfortunately my bike 🚴 has to be boxed, this is my first attempt at boxing the bike myself 🤣. Luckily I took photos and laminated them when Billy (Billy Bespoke Bicycle Company) first boxed my…… Continue reading Off to Vancouver