Western Ramblin’

The summer kicked off with Born To Run and was quickly followed by Race Across America. I enjoyed both, but was looking forward to hitting the open road with less structure and responsibility. I jumped in Tantor and headed east from the Pacific Coast, through Arizona and on to Taos, […]

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Crewing The Bear 100

When my brother registered for The Bear 100 he asked if I’d be willing to crew him. I’d be two weeks past my Plain 100 race and able to drive the truck, but probably not yet ready to run. As luck would have it, the day before the race we […]

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The Plain 100

Several years ago Luis Escobar said “Hey Tarzan, you should check out the Plain 100, a self supported 100 mile race up in Washington.” I thought that was crazy and pushed it to the back of my mind as long as I could. Plain isn’t just the name of a […]

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Born To Run 2017

There few certainties in this vagabond life that I’ve built. Taxes, oil changes, weekly showers, and Born To Run. #KeepItSimple I returned to North America from El Grande Sur in time to grab my van, change the oil, and drive to California. I arrived on Tuesday night and camped with […]

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Bike Tour – Uruguay

We had one week in Buenos Aires before our flight back to the United States and our “No Plan Plan” meant that we could do anything that would take about a week and keep our legs in shape for the upcoming Race Across America (remember, we’re training for RAAM?!). A […]

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Bike Tour – Patagonia

I woke up in El Chaltén, fairly hungover from the previous day’s liters of wine, and stumbled out of the bus terminal to this. The southern stretch of our Patagonia adventure would not include much biking but we replaced it with hiking. We spent several days camped in El Chaltén […]

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Bike Tour – Central Chile

Step 1: Register for Race Across America, the World’s Toughest Bicycle Race Step 2: Train for Race Across America, the World’s Toughest Bicycle Race Train? Oh yeah…well…can we at least make it an adventure? Let’s go bike tour around South America…who’s in? Oh, and can we have sweet mustaches?!? Ryan […]

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