Challenging The Comfort Zone

In the next few days, Darwin and I will start a new adventure together. We have made plans to bike tour the Blue Ridge Parkway and add-on Skyline Drive to the menu too.

The Prince Veronica (my bicycle) was built specifically for me by the husband (Darwin) and has been recently tuned up by a good friend who worked at a bike shop in Albuquerque. This means that The Prince has been built and maintained with love. I have consulted our dear friend Roub for guidance and he has bestowed upon me a wealth of helpful information in regards to the tour. I am hoping this love and guidance will get me through over four-hundred road miles of climbs, flats, tunnels, and curves.

It’s been a while since I been out of my comfort zone and physically challenged myself (traveling alone for four months was a mental challenge) so to keep myself in check, the bike tour shall commence. I recently heard someone say that you have to try something in order to know if you really like it or not and I totally get it. I love to ride my bicycle and during our two years in Albuquerque, used The Prince as my main form of transport. I also love to backpack and love the Appalachian Mountains, but the question now is do I love bike touring? I am about to find out.

Here’s to a numb butt and lady parts, sore legs, sweaty pits, and beautiful views!

(A repeat of some old pictures of The Prince Veronica; my full set up is yet to be revealed!) 

Things To Expect In Up Coming Blog Posts & Other Recent Stuffs:

October 2nd marked the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act! This law designated the AT and PCT as the first official  National Scenic Trails! Find out more here!

Mini Misadventures Update: Slowly but Surely! 

Cool Thingys That I Also Do:

Our Etsy Store: TravelandTrail

Instagram: The_snuggle_diaries

Recent Posts You May Have Missed:

Backpacking Gear and Those Who Use It

Hometown Changes

Bowie, Adventure Companion

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