From the Seat of a Bicycle

Have you ever looked at the world and wondered: “What if…?” I have! You could call Scott an artist or an adventure, but he thinks of himself as a work-in-progress. This is Scott’s exploration of life and love as seen from the seat of a bicycle.

Is bicycling bad for the environment?

Top 10 reasons bicycling is bad for the environment Food for thought about the consequences of our every-day actions. Note: Don’t get me wrong, I’m

Will Allen and Scott Stoll

Growing Power

Sustainable Living: As seen by a man who cycled the world. I am excited to participate in the Growing Power Conference this week.

A teacher alone on the playground gets ready to line up the students. The words are invisible from the roof.

Adopt a teacher

Is being a teacher an adventurer? I can say from my experience at speaking at schools across the world that education is the backbone of

Gulf oil spill satellite view NASA

Why the oil spill is a good thing!

Here’s an exercise in thinking positive using the BP oil spill as an example. Also, it seems one of the byproducts of traveling the world is a desire for social activism, because I never imagined thinking of stuff like this.

Scott and bicycle before mountain of salt with dramatic color range

Milwaukee Magazine — Tour de Force

My story in the acclaimed Milwaukee Magazine was on the newsstands in March and was a sweet summary of my trip. Wish I had a professional photographer following me around the world. Can you guess what that white stuff is?

Ever wonder how much air your car breathes infographic. A car sucking in oxygen and carbon and emitting carbon dioxide.

How much oxygen does a car breathe?

We are all aware of our reliance on fossil fuels and their byproduct of greenhouse gases and poisons. But have you ever wondered about the oxygen needed to burn the fuel?

New Year’s Resolution

Have you ever wondered about the laws you’ve created for yourself. For tens of thousands of years the New Year has been a natural time to throw away what doesn’t work, so that you may walk unburdened into the future.

The high cost of low price

Please make informed decisions, because every decision we make has an influence on the community we live in, which eventually raises or lowers the standard of living for everyone, as our current financial crisis is proving. Every dollar you spend is like voting for a business.

Scott standing in front of the salt piles at the Milwaukee Port

For a guy who biked the world, you _______!

His assistant said, “I can’t believe you rode a bicycle around the world and are complaining about the sun in Milwaukee.” For the record, I’m burnt! But it is funny how every one eventually says, “For a guy who biked the world, you [insert insult] !”

Scott Stoll sitting at the radio soundboard.

Sustainable Futures

I recently did an in-depth interview in Vancouver for Sustainable Futures with Ryan Fletcher. This two part episode features stories of my travels framed in the context of creating a sustainable future and the rise of a global consciousness.

Poison oak

I’ve been too tired to even write one post and it’s been a month, so I thought I’d better say something. One interesting story so far is my encounter with poison oak.

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