It is about the bike.

A STORY OF ATTRACTION I’ve already posted a couple of pictures of the sexy, handsome and enigmatic Precious, but I’ve not yet explained how we ended up marrying our fortunes together. Precious and I are now a force to be reckoned with. This is no brief fling, no Vegas mistake with annulment looming. We are in this for the long haul. We were simply meant to be. When I first got the idea of doing the Transamerica tour, I never really thought I’d be ponying up for a bike that cost more than, I dunno, a grand maybe? So how …

Meet Precious

Well, I’m now the proud owner of a modified 2010 Specialized Tricross Comp. Modified in the sense that I had the wheels switched out to more hard-wearing touring wheels for my planned trip across these great United States. I also had it converted to a triple, to tackle what I’m sure is going to be just hours of fun on the Appalachians! And the Rockies! When I add the TransAmerica section to this site (still working on it), I’ll give a rundown of everything this bike is and can be. At the moment, I’m cranking around on it in some …