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Friday, January 08, 2010
 TransAm route in around 6 minutes 
It's been too long since my first cross county bike trip, the Southern Tier route back in 1999. One day I'd like to ride the Adventure Cycling TransAm route, which begins in Virginia and ends in Oregon. This short slideshow is a series of photos that give a good feel for the route (via Biking Bis):

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009
 Blind Pilot 
Not many groups tour the country by bicycle. That's what Blind Pilot did.
Blind Pilot released its album with no label support, but the duo has already won widespread national attention and made its late-night network TV debut. Still, a do-it-yourself spirit persists: Members Israel Nebeker and Ryan Dobrowski have done most of their touring by bicycle.
Their SXSW concert is available on the NPR site.

Update: A documentary of their bike tour is being put together and here's a clip:

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