A fun consequence of working at Wandrer is getting to see lots of different maps of where wandrers have ridden. And sometimes those maps have hidden surprises contained within!
Take this map of Seattle, for example. This wandrer has ridden 37% of the 1919 unique miles of road in Seattle (that’s 714 unique miles ridden).
If you zoom in on the Capitol Hill neighborhood, it looks pretty much like any other neighborhood in the map:
Given the pace that this wandrer is covering ground in Seattle, I’m guessing it won’t be visible for too much longer. We love seeing examples of keeping riding fun and silly!
Traveling with a baby for a mountain biking vacation
Craig and I hesitated about having a baby for a long time because we weren’t sure it would be possible to continue having adventures once we were responsible for a little one. But we haven’t stopped! We bike toured in Taiwan from age 4 to 6 months and spent almost a month at my family’s home in Maine at age 11 months. And last week we took a road trip to Bentonville, Arkansas, primarily to mountain bike with a group of riding friends while also hanging out with our 13-month old baby. I wanted to share a little bit about what we found in Bentonville and our experience traveling to mountain bike with a little one in case the info is helpful to anyone else.Read article
Bike touring with a 4-6 month old baby in Taiwan
We had a wonderful time on our bike touring adventure in Taiwan with our little 4-6 month old baby. Our confidence to try touring was very much inspired by two mini-guidebooks (Cycle Touring with a Baby/Toddler, Cycle Touring with Two Young Kids) written by Maya and Gili on the Life in MAGIc Land blog. Since we learned so much from them, I wanted to share our thoughts here, in case they can be of interest/use to others.Read article