5 takeaways from Kicking the States

5 takeaways from Kicking the States

I'm glad I took some time out before writing this review of Kicking the States. Immediately after the expedition, I was feeling pretty spent and a bit overwhelmed by the whole thing. It'd been a huge project (which you can see by the amount of planning we put into it)...

How much did Kicking the States cost?

How much did Kicking the States cost?

If you've seen my blog - how much do my expeditions cost - you will know that Kicking the States is the most expensive expedition I have done. I always knew it would be. Travelling in the US and in an urban (rather than in a remote) environment was always going to...

Cycling the Pacific Coast; a Complete Guide

Cycling the Pacific Coast; a Complete Guide

The Pacific Coast Bicycle route spans from Vancouver in Canada to the Mexican Border, covering a total of 1,848miles. If you are thinking of cycling the pacific coast bicycle route you can expect endless coastline - from rugged rocky Oregon to clear blue LA beaches -...

#13 Kicking the States; Mexico

#13 Kicking the States; Mexico

I’m going to try not use the word 'tired' too much in this blog although it’s been a common theme this last week. I woke up, well, tired. I knew I would as we'd had such a jam packed day before in Universal Studios Hollywood. But it was worth it for all the fun. We...

#12 Kicking the States; a whirlwind

#12 Kicking the States; a whirlwind

I was really sore after a second night of camping...scooting and camping is not a good combo for my back. I had a lame attempt at stretching while checking out the 2 interesting neighbours we had camping nearby. One guy on a bike with a huge flag saying ‘Cycle America...

#11 Kicking the States; Calling the police

#11 Kicking the States; Calling the police

Make sure you are following our journey on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for live updates from the road! I felt good heading out from Los Osos. I’d had an enjoyable rest the night before and kept thinking that the worst of it all had past....ah, blissful ignorance!...

#10 Kicking the States; hitting rock bottom

#10 Kicking the States; hitting rock bottom

Make sure you are following our journey on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. It felt really weird starting again and switching from talk mode to scooting and I was feeling far from enthusiastic. We had some huge hills to get over today to take us from San Jose to the...