Our Mission: To inspire people to embrace their fears and turn their dreams into reality. (We’ve been featuring adventurers since 1999, before “blog” was even a word.) To contribute your inspirational story contact us. We like to showcase all kinds of adventurers — or as we like to call them, Argonauts — whether you are on the cutting edge frontier or doing a backyard adventure
This humorous essay by one of America’s greatest authors gave birth to many famous quotes about riding a bicycle. And it was written in 1884 shortly before women suffragists.
Here’s an incredible story. Two legally blind people will be riding a tandem bicycle unassisted from Argentina to Alaska.
Social media has really helped promote cycle touring, push the envelope and has become a major vehicle for creating awareness. Here’s a noteworthy adventure and cause.
British explorer Jock Wishart and Old Pulteney Single Malt Scotch Whisky have unveiled a remarkable mission to conquer what could be one of the world’s last great “firsts” — the first rowing attempt to one of the world’s Poles.
Congratulations to Ed Stafford who just finished his epic 2-year walk down the Amazon River. Which Sir Ranulph Fiennes says is “in the top league of expeditions past and present.”
Haidar Taleb, the disabled 47-year-old from the United Arab Emirates is about to embark on a 200-mile voyage across the desert in a solar-powered wheelchair which he designed and built himself.
Backyard Adventures. Cool fun mini-expeditions helping students and parents become modern argonauts. Second in my series of Backyard Adventures is The Final Frontier.
One of my favorite books as a kid was Kon-Tiki.Here’s an interesting adventure that I’ve been following. Plastiki, a boat made of 12,000 plastic bottles nears end of Pacific voyage.
Here’s a little story from Peter Gostelow, a friend cycling Africa that recently had a misadventure with a machete.
At first Heinz Stucke, the man who is rumored to have done more bicycle touring than anyone in history, was just a rumor. Then I met someone who met someone who met Heinz, and then not too long ago I met someone who met Heinz, confirming that he is still going.
Here’s a guy that combines two of my loves of life—bicycling and eating. I expect he’s got some great recipes for grasshoppers somewhere in here :)
Here’s a couple exploring what it means to “live outside the lines”.