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Author - Jen Sotolongo

Jen is the Chief Storyteller and Photographer for the Long Haul Trekkers. Born with the travel bug, she has lived in Spain, Chile, and New Zealand. When she’s not galavanting around the world by bicycle, she is running long distances in the woods, exploring nature, or whipping up delicious vegan meals. She is always planning her next adventure.

Sora

Sora Hocholongo, née Gracie, and affectionately also known as Borba, Borbatov, and the Toffee celebrated her chosen birth date on January 24th 2005. With bravery, dignity, and yes, grace, she made her way peacefully to the Rainbow Bridge on October 10th, 2018. Picked up as a three-year[...]

FAT WRAP handlebar tape by Tasis is the most comfortable handlebar tape on the market.

Gear Review: FAT WRAP Handlebar Tape

Throughout our two-year cycle tour, I struggled with finding handlebar tape that eliminated the pain that came with 50km daily rides towing 70lbs. On rough roads, especially, my wrists would ache and feel stiff. I tried to change positions regularly on the handlebars, but I didn’t feel[...]

When the temperatures soar, it's important to know how to keep your dog cool in hot weather. Read this post for tips on navigating the heat with your dog.

How to Keep Your Dog Cool in Hot Weather

Ask me where in this world has the best summer weather and I will tell you the Pacific Northwest (but please don’t move there. We’re full. ;). We might get a week or two above 90°F or even over 100°F in Oregon, but it’s rare and short-lived. Plus, we can simply escape by heading to the[...]

You may never have thought about the importance of sun protection for dogs, but like humans, the sun can lead to damaging eye conditions and skin cancer. Read the article to see how you can prevent sun damage to your dog.

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