A lonely Climate Strike Ride, The Great Divide, and how to carry a pool noodle through North America.
Suddenly my bike started sliding around, and it felt heavier than before. I tried to push harder. It did not work. Just to the opposite: Everything stopped moving. I was stuck, stuck in the mud. That’s not what I expected. I expected an easy day, mostly downhills on dirt roads. Yes, they gradually got wetter. […]