April 12, 2012
Question: How many miles do you ride per day?
Answer: about 60.
Question: what do you eat?
Question: what is the scariest thing that has happened to you?
Answer: I was chased by five wiener dogs. At the same time.
Question: do you ever get lonely?
Question: do you ever get tired?
Question: do you listen to music while you ride?
Russian: do you ever ride in the rain?
Question: Have you ever had to go number two on the side of the road?
Answer: surprisingly no.
Question: have you ever had to sleep on the side of the road?
Answer: not yet.
Question: who is the craziest person you have met?
Answer: myself at mile 45 – singing John Denver to an audience of dead squirrels and frantic caterpillars.
Question: what do people say when they find out what you’re doing?
Answer: exactly what you said when I told you.
Question: are you going to write a book?
Question: why the small wheels?
Answer: the bike and trailer components actually fit inside that suitcase. There’s this awesome company in the northwest, they do all the manufacturing in Eugene, OR …
Question: do you have to pedal more since you have small wheels?
Answer: no, I just use a bigger gear. (Sadly, I am asked this question frequently)
Question: would you do this trip again?
Answer: a similar trip, yes. I would also have to have a good companion with me.