What is adventure? Adventurers are like explorers. You could say an adventure is poorly planned and you got more than you bargained for; or, you could say your playing with the mysteries of life and pushing the boundaries of what it means to be human. These are stories of Scott’s adventures through life, like riding a bicycle around the world, being the Cultural Ambassador to Argentina and — hopefully — many more, big and small.
This career-changing and life-changing event led to the incendiary moment which compelled me to ask, “If I could do anything, what would I do?” And if you know me, you know my answer was to ride a bicycle around the world and find the meaning of life and happiness or die trying. Well, I came close to dying, but I lived to write my best-selling, independent book Falling Uphill about my quest for happiness
Money and budget: The third most important factor to travel. Update: This article was originally written by Dennis as an estimate. Scott updated the numbers with the actual cost of his trip around the world on a bicycle between 2001-2005, so I think everything got more expensive. Below you can read about how we estimated
Health: The Most Important Factor While Traveling What happens if you get sick or injured? I vividly recall the scene in the San Francisco restaurant. I was seated with my fellow riders in the midst of a bicycle trip down the West Coast. The conversation turned to what was next in life for each of
Welcome to all our new friends from the Book Expo America. My partner, Dr Sara Williams, and I had a great time participating as both educators and authors. Pictured above is myself with Marcia Clark, infamous for being the lead prosecutor in the O.J. Simpson trials. I actually watched these trials live long ago while
121 Bicycle touring experts share the details of their trip. I’m honored to be one of them. You can see below that bicycle touring is sport that almost anyone can do.
Sometimes Scott Stoll dreams of that first day on Mars. He steps outside, the rusty red rocks kicking up a fine dust beneath his feet. He is in an extra-terrestrial bowl surrounded by an eroded rim that rises gently on the horizon, forming the lip of a vast crater.
The good news is that I won’t have to eat worms and algae for the rest of my life; the bad news is that I failed to qualify for the next round of Mars One.
Here’s another item to add to your bucket list. Walking on top of a frozen lake is a simple and fun adventure many people can do near their home.
I’ve done many things, but I don’t hold any world records until now. I am the first person to ever cross state lines by riding a bicycle over a river!
I have had many impromptu interviews all over the world, including the Fitness Guru on Sirius Radio and Around the World Radio.
If you didn’t know, I rode a bicycle around the world, and the most popular question was: “How did you ride a bike across the ocean?” My favorite joke was to say: “I just put extra air in the tires.” Now the joke has come true.
When my girlfriend found out I qualified to be a Martian astronaut she wasn’t supportive. “Honey, just think, we could have the first Martian babies ever!” and other funny things people say.