four dirtbags, 92 gears, over 4,000 miles by bicycle
Patrick Colleran Hometown: Boise, Idaho Bike: A 1976 Sam Braxton (#23) refurbished for it's second cross country trip Favorite piece of gear: B17 brooks saddle Go-to road food:Corndogs Best touring specific trick: Poppin curbs and riding wheelies Last employment: Field leader for citizen science backpacking trips for wilderness character monitoring in the HPBH WSA just north of Yellowstone Most anticipated destination: Austin, Texas Best bike related experience: Touring the San Juan Islands with Alison E. Riley
Max Horrowitz-Burdick Hometown: Longmont, CO. Bike:Salsa Vaya Favorite piece of gear: spatula Go-to road food:snickers Best touring specific trick: on bike sunscreen application Last employment: Denali National Park trail crew Most anticipated destination: middle of nowhere mississippi Best bike experience: first wheely
Vince Roubitchek Hometown: Mt. Prospect, Illinois Bike: Surly Long Haul Trucker (Fatties Fit Fine) Favorite piece of gear: Bear Spray Go-to road food: Jalapeno Cheddar Cheetos Best touring specific trick: Limbo under gates of closed campsites....while riding Last employment: Raft/Backpack Guide in West Glacier, Montana Most anticipated destination: Beers on the beach in MIAMI! Best bike experience: Cruisin' Avenue of the Giants in Nor Cal
Kyle Lehman Hometown: Corbett, Oregon Bike: Surly Cross Check with a dented rear wheel and noisy brakes. Favorite piece of gear: Michael Jordan tank top Go-to road food: Corn doggies Best touring specific trick: No handed jacket removal Last employment: Wildland Firefighter for the State of Montana Most anticipated destination: New Orleans Best bike experience: Crashing so hard while dirt jumping that I shit my pants.
Hometown: Boise, Idaho
Bike: Surly Long haul Trucker
Favorite piece of gear: GoLite nickers
Go-to road food: Milky way
Best touring specific trick: Riding forward
Last employment: Helena National forest
Most anticipated destination: The South
Best bike experience: Riding down hill
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Chillin on a 4 dinger (very large Redwood).
Northern California coast somewhere.
Sunset view of the Golden Gate Bridge from Aaron's roof.