Scott Stoll logo world traveler. A bicycle wheel and the globe symbolizes Scott's journey around the world on a bicycle.

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Sometimes Scott Stoll dreams of that first day on Mars. He steps outside, the rusty red rocks kicking up a fine dust beneath his feet. He is in an extra-terrestrial bowl surrounded by an eroded rim that rises gently on the horizon, forming the lip of a vast crater.
I've done many things, but I don't hold any world records until now. I am the first person to ever cross state lines by riding a bicycle over a river!
In case you didn't hear, I made round 2.5 of the Mars One project and my quest to be the first person to bicycle two planets. Listen to my NPR interview.
A short winter ride turns into an adventure full of thoughtful introspection and inspiration for the coming year. This is one of my favorite guest posts.
Another story that makes me jealous. The first human-powered, tricycle ride to the South Pole.
I've been told many times: "You haven't cycled the world until you've cycled RAGBRAI." And, now I know why!
This is an excerpt from Changing Gears: A Family Odyssey to the End of the World by Nancy Sathre-Vogel. Together with her husband and children, Nancy rode her bicycle from Alaska to Argentina. Changing Gears is her travel memoir from her time on the road.
With winter weather the current reality it is a natural time to reflect on the past summer and it’s warmth. My past summer was spent walking across the US on the Pacific Crest Trail, a 2660-mile footpath from Mexico to Canada.
I had the honor to speak to the inmates of Wisconsin's medium security prison, Fox Lake Correctional Institute. It was one of my more challenging presentations.
An introduction to enjoying the little things in life and finding an adventure right in your own backyard. Before I even returned home from bicycling the world, I wondered if I would see everything in a new light of wisdom, or whether I might die of boredom.
A quick summary of my trip as Cultural Ambassador to Argentina with my 5th and favorite video of distributing 2000 books to the kids.
This humorous essay by one of America's greatest authors gave birth to many famous quotes about riding a bicycle. And it was written in 1884 shortly before women suffragists.