Meet Bruce

June 17, 2017 I don’t think we realized when we woke on Saturday, June 17th that we would be adding a new member to our family. We planned to spend the day at the beach after making a quick stop in San Jose to check out a used truck. We did a test drive and […]

Santa Barbara – San Diego Road Trip

One night while watching TV, Stewart told me that he was going to need to go down to San Diego for work. Typically this meant a few days apart but with my new employment situation (thank you Strava) I could join him! We decided to make a week vacation out of it and make some […]

The N+1 Complex

A Brief History I was born into a family of cyclist. Both my parents casually road in college and my dad has commuted to work via bike for 35+ years, every single day. I grew up knowing that just 1 bike was never enough and to see the world you would do it on two […]

27 Christmases

Every year since 1989, there has been some sort of special event, trip, talent, or moment that has stood out. My mother started a tradition from the moment we were born, giving my sister and I a Christmas ornament that symbolized that moment for the year. Once I got my own place and celebrated Christmas on my […]

Two Week Thompson Road Trip

So here we are, the start of our two-week vacation of biking, running, and exploring what Oregon has to offer. For Christmas, I gave Stew a card with a weblink on it. On the web page I designed a road trip for us to take during the summer. My original plan was to spend two […]

Thompson Training Camp – Montaña de Oro

Day 1 Nothing but blue skies, beaches, and lots of people camping considering it is the middle of February! Today marked the first day of our ‘unofficial’ Thompson Training Camp (TTC). My parents graciously let us borrow Big Blue, their awesome VW camper van that has miles of stories to tell, so we loaded it […]