I am a newbie to bike touring. Jochem tried to convince me for almost four years and eventually succeeded! I am so happy that he can be so persistent. We got on our first four-week tour in May 2018 and cycled 1,800 km mostly following the Pacific Coast route from Seattle to San Francisco.
The day I saw the Golden
So here we are, ready to fly back from LA to Amsterdam. We packed the bikes already in San Francisco, and repacked them again (with extra bubble wrap) yesterday at Lluismi's (Alba's brother) place. If it were up to me (Jochem), I would keep on cycling to Mexico City and beyond, but alas. Maybe some other day.
The past week felt
San Francisco! We actually made it! It took some sweat and tears (but mostly smiles fortunately), but we got there. On a beautiful Saturday, we finally crossed the Golden Gate. Curious what it's like to cycle across this famous bridge? Check out the video below!