FAQs

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about bicycle touring, travel tips and more.

A DVD of the Bollywood movie “Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne."
Books

My Bollywood debut as a backup dancer

My debut video as a backup dancer in a Bollywood blockbuster movie. This is the catchy song “Mohabbat Hai Mirchi” from the movie “Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne.”

El Che Guevara and the hammer and sickle tastefully painted on the back of a road sign in Argentina
Backyard Adventures

Where are you from?

I was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, Planet Earth, Sol System, Milky Way Galaxy, the Known Universe, and have called various places home.

Cute baby in a pannier. Born to be a bicycle tourer.
Backyard Adventures

Doubt you’re doubt

After cycling up the West Coast, and struggling with a worn out bicycle, including a cracked fork and broken front axle, and a worn out body, including creaky knees and a dislocated rib, I decided to recuperate at my family’s home in Waukesha, WI. My re-imagination of my book tour is going well.

More questions for the next book

Thanks to Colleen (a registered nurse) for some more questions that might make the chapter titles for the next book. How often did you need to access real medical care (beyond the tribal “medicine man”), and what was the quality in comparison to the US?

mother of adventure
Scott's Adventures

The Mother of Adventure

A Mother’s Day Tribute Update: Having traveled the world for years after writing this article it is interesting to discover that one of the most frequently asked questions on my trip was: Did you miss your family? Many people said the would never leave home. Here’s how my family influenced my desire to travel. Date:

Scotts knee surgery. A picture of laparoscopic surgery and the inside of Scott's knee
Planning

Were you ever injured

The Bionic Scott Above is a picture of the inside of my knee. Almost two years ago I was knocked off my bicycle by a reckless motorist who ran a stop sign. As you can see the cartilage was torn and frayed and I had to have the loose pieces removed. It almost ended my

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