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Torres Del Paine W Trek in Patagonia (Self-Guided)

We are back from our 10-day trip to Chile! Most of the trip was spent hiking the famous “W Trek”...

Second bike crash in 4 weeks

Hi, it’s Mark. A rather dejected Mark. It hasn’t been that many rides since my last crash, which unfortunately was caused...

Bike Crash at Prospect Park in NYC

Mark crashed his bike today trying to avoid a pedestrian. We were riding downhill at high speed, and a pedestrian...

Favorite Eats in Oregon

Five top eats in Oregon, and only one that’s located in Portland!  We did our own research and chanced upon...

Next adventure awaits…. #MXEscapes

Next adventure booked – At the end of the world, literally. Guess where? #mxescapes

Bike upgrade time!

Greetings bike geeks… This is Mark, Xin’s husband. We thought it’d be useful for me to blog about my experience...

May 2016 Oregon Biking / Seattle Trip Recap

🚲 WHAT A BLAST.  This trip had been absolutely epic – I had suffered a week-long of vacation withdrawal symptoms before...

Interim Oregon Trip Update

Mark and I are having a blast here in Oregon! We have cycled about 125 miles over the last three...

Vacation!!!!

Finally, after months of grueling work, I am taking a week off!!  Mark and I are in Eugene, Oregon and...

Why I Started This Blog

Welcome!  If you are searching for a little positivity, you’ve just landed into a volcano of optimism. Even the laziest...

NYC Getaway to Annapolis

NYC Getaway – Annapolis, MD Finally, a long overdue weekend getaway.  We had picked Annapolis, MD for our getaway, 4.5 hours...

Lazy Afternoon Love feels

Over the years I’ve become more independent, thinking it was because of having to face the corporate world (plus living...

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