By Mari Pintkowski
For Lou, turning fifty intended it was once time to reassess every little thing. So the ex-ski bum from Vail has a customized motorbike outfitted, and he heads off from Steamboat Springs, Colorado, at the journey of an entire life. at the present, Lou has no ties to a task or family—and his courting wishes time to settle. It used to be time to embark at the motorbike journey he had continually dreamed of.
As cooler fall air teases gold from the quaking aspens, he seems north, towards the nationwide parks of the West, around the Cascades to the Pacific Northwest, and down the California coast. 3 months later, he’s in Palm Springs, California. With numerous hours spent pedaling his Jamison Coda, he has lots of time to study his prior. His is a lifestyles tale peppered with hilarious escapades from the early days of Vail and Aspen, whilst these colourful pioneers created their very own folklore alongside the way in which. For Lou, whose destiny used to be doubtful whilst he pulled out of Steam-boat, his time at the highway brings all of it into concentration.
Solo biking offers technique to a trip of romance. Ten years after his epic trip, Lou returns to the Pacific Northwest, this time along with his spouse, Mari/Moe. jointly, they think of how they've got boldly formed their goals into fact and reinvented their lives as inn-keepers in Tulum, Mexico.
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Shifting Gears: A Journey of Reinvention by Mari Pintkowski