Upski News

Geoff Tour part 11 finishing in San Francisco November 18 2014

Geoff is back in Colorado again now after riding the AmTrack back from San Francisco. 2000 miles on the bike from Glacier Montana - Seattle - S.F. sweet trip!! Here is the final post from the ride:    Day 42 we woke up early with the time change in Bodega Bay and set out for a long day to the golden gate recreation area. We biked about 70 miles. Later...

Geoff Tour 9/10 November 10 2014

Talking to Geoff today, he suggested that there is a tandem converted to Xtracycle with a set of our bags touring on the east coast... who may also be reading our blog? If you are said person... it would be awesome to hear/see more! contact us!  From Geoff:    Day 35 was a rest day. We had beautiful sunny weather in Arcata so we dried out all of our gear...

Geoff Tour part 8 Into California November 06 2014

From Geoff:    Day 32 we left gold beach in the morning and biked with no rain. It was a great day of biking and we hit California in the afternoon!  We kept biking to crescent city and had a place lined up to stay at a church.  There were about 10 of us on the road and we all eventually met there at the end of the day. We...

Geoff Tour Part 6/7 Astoria - Gold Beach October 23 2014

I woke up and met some other bikers at the camp and they invited me to bike with them. So I took off with Jarney, Josh, and Beth. It rained on us and we stopped at a beach/ Pelican Brewery and had some tasters. Beth was having bike issues so she took the bus to meet in Newport. My phone had been dead...

Geoff Riding West IV/V the PNW Coast October 16 2014

I got up the next morning and took the short ferry ride over to Port Townsend and biked around town. It was a cloudy day but a very cool town. I biked toward Sequim on a great bike path called the Olympic Discovery Trail...

Honeymoon Tour Part II Aspen to BV October 14 2014

Our second day involves riding up Independence pass, then down to Twin Lakes, Buena Vista, and onward...

Geoff Riding West Part III October 12 2014

Geoff's XytraCycle Bike tour from Montana to San Francisco continues. I got a chance to talk to Geoff a few days ago... he was trying to identify some sort of Loch Ness monster out in the bay. His next move is to head into the Olympic Peninsula. From Geoff: 

After leaving Tonasket on day 10 I set out for loup loup pass which was a long...

Geoff Riding West September 27 2014

Geoff sent his first trip report from northern Idaho in route to the Pacific. Geoff is part of our sewing team and all around awesome guy. Aside from being a very talented craftsman – he is also one of the best raft guides in the valley. Although we will dearly miss him in the shop, we are even more excited for the adventure he has taken on. This is his...

Honeymoon Tour part I September 26 2014

BAM! It fired – almost gunshot quality, and I rolled to a slow stop… only 30 yards from the front door. Its always good to clear out the cobwebs of nearly broken bike parts before getting too far from home. We were lucky this time. We could have been delayed a whole day if this had happened a few hours later and farther from help. On Tuesday night I inspected the...

Kevin & Megan get hitched!! September 22 2014

Megan and I tied the knot August 31st.  We are very delighted that so many of our friends and family members were able to come and be a part of the celebration - which turned out to be quite the party! We were very thankful to our many good friends who rode bikes to and from the Ceremony, and especially to Jon & Sam for riding our 'divorce bike' (aka...