Falling Uphill book cover and Scott standing on the edge of Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa
Scott on his bicycling book tour.
Scott on his bicycling book tour. Pictured here in front of Spoonbridge in the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

Videos of the book tour

If you could do anything, what would you do?

Here are a few videos I made during my bicycling book tour.

The first is a video documentary I made while circumnavigating North America on a bicycle asking people a seemingly simple question: “If you could do anything, what would you do?” This segment features footage from Santa Barbara to San Francisco, California.

I meant to do a whole series but it soon became apparent what the ideal answer is. Ask yourself: “If you could do anything, what would you do?” And then watch the video to find out the general answer that applies to everyone.


Getting infected by the “free hugs” viral sensation in Seattle, Washington.

Last summer I rode a bicycle from Minneapolis, MN to Milwaukee, WI. I call it the coast-to-coast tour, from the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan. You can cycle almost the whole way on bicycle trails. One of the best sections here, and the world, is the Elroy-Sparta Trail. Home of the first rails-to-trails project and some scary tunnels. Here are a few highlights. I would have done a lot more filming, but forgot to bring a tripod. Wish I would have done this for my world bike tour.

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