|Ready to embark on the Kokopelli Trail.|
By the way, those of you interested in tales of distance and daring aboard two-wheels, would do well to pick up the latest copy of Bicycle Times, Number 25, in which Nicholas has a featured story about his travels from Alaska to New Mexico on his purple Pugsley last year.
|Yes, that's Nick's story featured on the cover of Bicycle Times.|
|A special treat of Ukrainian chocolate.|
|Nick's Raleigh XXIX+G partway through refurbishment. My 1967 Velosolex 3800 languishes in the background.|
|A little more than a year ago, I donated a set of NOS Suntour XC Comp shifters to Lael's nascent mountain bike. As of now, they've logged multiple thousands of miles on her Raleigh XXIX and appear to be ready for more.|
|Hard to believe that Nick's bike is loaded with all he needs for daily life, in addition to several bottles of Ukrainian vodka and other gifts for down the road.|
|Lael's bike has the look of a well-honed machine suited for whatever lies ahead.|
|As they rode away, Scout looked up as if to ask why we weren't going with them.|
Thanks for the leg up, Nick! Happy travels to you and Lael, and we look forward to your next visit.
|Panasonic DMC-G3 as shot by my low-resolution phone camera.|