We woke up late for a Saturday morning. Normally, we are up at the crack of dawn to get outside on one of our only two days off. But, we were headed to Crane, Oregon - where the only thing to do is to soak in the hot springs and stare up at the stars. No rush for that.Read More
We received a notice that we needed to move our vehicle this morning. Last week I was told I was not allowed to take a photo of someone. You can’t go back there, that’s not allowed. Boundaries pop up in life constantly, causing me to immediately feel shame about the rejection. I would feel embarrassed for having been talked to, or singled out, and my reaction would be to recoil, in order to prevent any future rejection. But, they kept coming. And the more they did, the more I knew I was living my best life.Read More
Before we met, Cody and I both fantasized about living in a van. Our reasoning was simple. We are both too fickle for a year lease on an apartment. What a commitment! Bleed us dry! Think round pegs in square holes. It just never seemed right. But, we kept trying to make it work, In the hopes of becoming the adults we might one day be. Until the day Cody and I met. Then we bought the bus 6 months later.Read More
We live in a world of choices. Throughout your day, you make hundreds of choices consciously and unconsciously, that define you and shape the world we live in. Now, I'm not here to tell you who you are, but what I can do is provide a list of Outdoor Brands that have decided to make a positive impact in our world.Read More
I have been a Sales Manager in the cycling industry for roughly 5 years. During that time, I have experienced a dilemma - do I support cycling companies under a parent company that is at odds with my personal views?
The company at hand is Vista Outdoors: parent company of Bell, Giro, Blackburn, CoPilot and Camelbak. These are the cycling brands owned by Vista Outdoors.Read More
If you want a bike that you immediately need to make a bunch of upgrades to, then this is your bike! Let me preface this. I have ridden several Salsa bicycles over the years and have had great experiences on them, but this bike just missed its mark. I had this bike for two days and had a chance to ride it in varying terrain, here is my breakdown.Read More