Monthly Archives: October 2015

Trip Log – Day 178 – Studio City, CA to Culver City, CA

October 30, 2015 – Sun, 80 degrees Miles Today: 51 Miles to Date: 9,226 States to Date: 25 Hard to imagine a better start to a day than waking with the California sun streaming through the window of a hillside … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 177 – Thousand Oaks, CA to Studio City, CA

October 29, 2015 – Sun, 80 degrees Miles Today: 46 Miles to Date: 9,175 States to Date: 25 The Ronald Reagan Library is the first Presidential Library I have visited on my trip, and it’s inspired me to pedal to … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Helen Spencer, Reed College Cooperative Housing, Portland, OR

  I never lived in a college dorm, so I never knew the joys of an 11 p.m. fire drill until my conversation with Helen Spencer and her mates in Reed College’s cooperative housing was terminated by an ear-splitting alarm. … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 176 – Santa Barbara, CA to Thousand Oaks, CA

October 28, 2015 – Sun, 80 degrees Miles Today: 70 Miles to Date: 9,129 States to Date: 25 The bike path south along the Pacific Coast Highway is well marked and worth hopping back and forth across US 101 in … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Sean Andreas, The Circus Project, Portland, OR

  Homeless people are, by definition, unhinged from their roots. They drift in seemingly random ways, but come together in places that accommodate them with benign weather, supportive services, or community acceptance. Portland, Oregon, a place where those three attributes … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 175 – Santa Barbara, CA

October 27, 2015 – Sun, 80 degrees Miles Today: 20 Miles to Date: 9,059 States to Date: 25 Santa Barbara is paradise. The weather is perfect, the architecture stunning, the people thin and rich. That is, once you overlook the … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Tyler Termeer, Executive Director Cascade Aids Project, Portland, OR

A positive HIV test changes a person’s life. Too often for the worse. But sometimes it’s a wake-up call to action that has tremendous positive effect. Tyler Termeer was a college junior studying stagecraft when his HIV diagnosis compelled him … Continue reading

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