Using Joshua Tree as her muse, Alison Carroll explores the creative boost that comes from deafening silence.
One thing unites these homesteaders, skaters, mechanics, and waterfall-hunters in Asheville, North Carolina: They all wear Stetson hats.
Mendocino to Timber Cove. Distance: 96.7 miles; elevation: 12,166 feet. The magical Sonoma coastline has the ability to transport you back to a different time completely.
Route: 79 miles + 9,108 ft. On Paper, this day looked like a breeze, but after coming off of one of the hardest rides of my life (both mentally and physically) I struggled the most on this day.