USA: Day one with first two guest riders JJ and Big Rich. April 22, 2002
JAPAN: Mr. Yamafugi who invited us to stay several days with his family
KOREA: Free Tickets to World Cup 2002. USA upsets Portugal :)
CHINA: Our fist long distance riders Ursa and Bojana climbing into Himalaya over 15,000 foot passes
TIBET: Breaking the language and cultural barriers is not a problem
NEPAL: My Nepalese rider Mudon rode 8 days for thier first adventure out of their town
INDIA: Rajesh escorts me to the yoga ashram
THAILAND: A blind ridres first bike ride
CAMBODIA: Putting smiles on the faces of orphans near Siem Riep
LAOS: Families open thier home and lives as we head north
VIETNAM: Bikes abound!
MALAYSIA: Cooling off with my local mountain bike crew
BRUNEI: Garryck blasted through this country in one day. Super expensive!
INDONESIA: Our float in the World Peace Parade for 1 year anniversary of Bali bombings
SINGAPORE: My bro Zap and I celebrating the end of the 1st stage of Peace Pedalers
FIJI: Joe's first bike experience in 24 years
NEW ZEALAND: 3-year old Aria on a 120km exepdition with her dad and Uncle Jamie
AUSTRALIA: The folks in Byron Bay loving the pedal powered smile maker
SOUTH AFRICA: Ditch the public trassport. A free ride home from work.
LESOTHO: Maruti is all smiles up mean 18 percent grades of Moteng Pass
SWAZILAND: Marta's first bike ride took some prodding. But she had a blast.
MOZAMBIQUE: Bernard and I escaping the heat on our 3-day ride to the coast
ZIMBABWE: My brother from another mother Clayton out on tour
ZAMBIA: Over 100 rides and smiles to kids at the orphanage
MALAWI: White Chocolate mixin' in with the friendly locals
TANZANIA: Riding a Muslim local to the mosque in Zanzibar
KENYA: Senior Power! Richard hammering the pedals at almost 70 years old
UGANDA: Seeds of Hope. The founder of Good Hope School Innocent on the day he shared his dream
RWANDA: Pedal power fuels friendship through the language barriers :)
BENIN: Connections with all ages out pedaling West Africa
NIGER: Smiles and Laughter in the world's "poorest" country
MALI: Another life saved as on Spokes for Hope Malaria medication dispursement
BURKINA FASO: Dobson smiling after his first profession recording of his band
GHANA: Park the bike, let's dance! My hosts Kwame and Geana
TOGO: Preparing palm for the best food on the Ivory Coast
SENEGAL: Sharing meals is never boring
GAMBIA: Breaking doctor's orders and out meeting the locals
MAURITANIA: New friends helping me heal from a mean case of pneumonia
WESTERN SAHARA: Healing from pnemonia and dodging bullets in a fruit truck
MOROCCO: My host Muhammad cooking another mouth watering delight
ITALY: Family reunions are every day at the Saggioro home
SWITZERLAND: 5 riders in 5 days. The Swiss "got it".
LIECHTENSTEIN: My Swiss rider Roman and my local host Trix celebrating life
AUSTRIA: A mountain pass in the rain and snow was a hard sell. Going solo.
SLOVENIA: Still pedaling at almost 100 years old.
CROATIA: Racing to cacth the boat with Goga where we carry on to Bosnia
BOSNIA: Nevena shared her experiences growing up as a Muslim in Sarajevo during the war
SERBIA: Still holding on. Orthodox Christians showing thier loyalty.
HUNGARY: Hungry? Lovely delights abound in the countryside
SLOVAKIA: Family found. A distant relative we found on an all day search
CZECH REPUBLIC: Sunset in Prague with my buddy Shamus
GERMANY: Bringing my Czech Irena to meet my German crew in Berlin
DENMARK: 7 days of fun and friendship. Blessed.
SWEDEN: Reunited with after 29 years--my Swedish Au Pair Carina comes out for a 3-day adventure!
NORWAY: Natural wonders abound and pefect cycling.
SCOTLAND: Scoring the Sun. It rained everywhere else in the country that day.
NORTHERN IRELAND: Peaceful good times in Belfast's Shankil road
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: More blessings. Offshore winds, perfect waves and this campsite.
WALES: Rockin' the roads with soul sister Janina
ENGLAND: Reunited with Emma from Zimbabwe and new friend Paul heading to Bath
HOLLAND: Reunited with my Dutch friends I met in Swaziland, Southern Africa
BELGIUM: Reunited after 7 years! My Belgian guest rider Philip from China hops on again.
LUXEMBOURG: I was there, but had to rest a few days.
FRANCE: More blessings with perfect waves and great people from Britany to Biarritz
SPAIN: Halloween healing from crazy food poisoning with new friends
PORTUGAL: I can't top this guy's passenger
BRAZIL: Carnival!!! Too sexy for my dress, I know.
URUGUAY: Exploring music and culture in Montevideo
ARGENTINA: A short 18km ride turned into a lifetime adventure as parents. Meet Luca's mom :)
PARAGUAY: Feel da love!
BOLIVIA: Stepan's wife Louisa making “camas” for her huge family.
CHILE: A broken bike frame leads me to Portillo where I ski and stay free 3 weeks!
PERU: Heading out shopping with little Yessica for dinner
ECUADOR: The last moments with our new friend Juan Angel before his bus back home
COLOMBIA: John Jairo n Binks on our 3-day adventure
PANAMA: Farewell to Esperanza and the family before Mathius and I roll on to the ocean
COSTA RICA: Natural wonders and great people on the road to San Jose
NICARAGUA: My family in Ometepe send me off smiling to San Juan del Sur
EL SALVADOR: The last smiling miles with my bro Esfrain after a 3-day adventure
GUATEMALA: My last Latin ride was perfect--a solo jaunt to a chillin' retreat in San Marcos
CANADA: Rollin' in style with a free crib just in front of the waves
DETOUR: Welcome Luca Morales Bianchini
USA: Crossing the Golden Gate 8.5 years later with Cristina and Baby Luca
HOME: My welcome home sunset in Santa Cruz, California
FAMILY: The best gift the expedition gave me!