Scott’s Adventures

California hillbillies

Leggett: a small town full of California hillbillies, one guy at least who is drinking while driving and even assisted by another motorist to lend a bottle opener, and a town made famous for the the drive-thru redwood tree, which I bicycled through.

Highlights of the trip so far

I don’t have a lot of time these days as I’m circumnavigating the country on a bicycle, promoting my book “Falling Uphill” (a full time job all by itself), filming my video documentary “If you could do anything, what would you do?”, taking photos….

Fully-loaded touring bicycle ready to cross the Australian Outback

What bike did you ride?

My bike, Yerba Mate, is quite famous. It has been requested to appear on TV numerous times, featured in newspaper articles (without me), been photographed 1000’s of times and Yerba has even won a place on a the race podium without having to win the race.

Buy Scott’s Life

For sale: Scott’s life. Jeep, apartment, and more. Any reasonable offer accepted.

Planning the tour — Route

I’ve just planned a tentative route circumnavigating the country of about 12,500 miles, which should take 62 weeks at a minimum. That’s 50 miles/day 4x per week. I’m using Adventure Cycling’s maps as a guide.

Santa Barbara Wildfires

To celebrate my new and improved blog (Ugh! who knew I’d be a computer programmer too….) I’ve decided to post these pics of the fairly recent dangerous fires.

More questions for the next book.

Thanks to Colleen (a registered nurse) for some more questions that might make the chapter titles for the next book. How often did you need to access real medical care (beyond the tribal “medicine man”), and what was the quality in comparison to the US?

Scott Stoll's bicycle under a redwood tree and obscured by cobwebs in the morning light.

New Year’s resolution — Time to dust off the cobwebs

The years have gone by fast. It’s hard to believe that it’s been 3 years since my return to America — or has it been 4 years? Days are more like hours now, perhaps it’s due to being lost in the computer world for most of my waking life.

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