Tag Archives: USA

Cycling colourful San Francisco

Discovering a bike hire shop right next to your accommodation is a dream come true. Staying in the hustle and bustle of San Francisco’s china town must have distracted our attention from the collection of bicycles hanging in the dusty … Continue reading

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A Golden Cycle in San Francisco

Along the skyline a patchwork of skyscrapers sits perched upon the rolling hills of San francisco.  Down at the port our bicycle wheels roll peacefully along the waterfront..  Pedalling away from the luxurious ferry terminal with its tempting food stands, … Continue reading

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Speeding down a Volcano! – Hawaii

The continuing tale… I made sure every inch of my skin was covered with some form of padded clothing – In the early hours of the morning, at the height of 6,000 ft or more it can be very chilly … Continue reading

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Cycling the coast of Monterey – USA

Slightly overcast a wisp of sea mist blankets itself upon the land making it feel mystical.  Crooked trees hunch over as if they need walking sticks, the white foam of the sea explodes on the rocks spraying everything in its … Continue reading

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Rocking and Rolling in Red Rock Canyon

My bicycle wheels are rolling on the smooth tarmac of Red Rock Canyon and the bike chain purrs spinning in a circular motion.  Surrounded by chocolate coloured mountains I am in no rush.  Time can wait today.  This is my first … Continue reading

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Free wheeling through the Valley of Fire!

The flashing neon lights of Las Vegas didn’t hold our attention for very long – something seemed to be missing? So we went in search of that something special and discovered ‘ The Valley of Fire’ Nevada’s oldest state park. … Continue reading

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Pedalling the Joshua Tree National Park

Nothing quite prepares you for the vast open spaces of America’s deserts.  The dry land seems to stretch on forever as does the blue sky above it.  Our huge camper-van had allowed us to escape the spaghetti highways of Los … Continue reading

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