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Thoughts on Climate Change After Crossing Asia

Over much of 2014, David Kroodsma and Lindsey Fransen are riding their bikes across parts of Asia, and sharing what they learn about the climate issues facing the countries they bike through. Six months after leaving Istanbul, and cycling 5,500...

Posted December 16, 2014    

Two Weeks in Beijing

Over much of 2014, David Kroodsma and Lindsey Fransen are riding their bikes across parts of Asia, and sharing what they learn about the climate issues facing the countries they bike through. Six months after leaving Istanbul, after cycling 5,000...

Posted December 8, 2014    

Reflections from Halfway Across Asia

Over much of 2014, David Kroodsma and Lindsey Fransen are riding their bikes across parts of Asia, and sharing what they learn about the climate issues facing the countries they bike through. We have just passed the four month mark for our journey,...

Posted September 18, 2014    

A Visit to the Aral Sea

Over much of 2014, David Kroodsma and Lindsey Fransen are riding their bikes across parts of Asia, and sharing what they learn about the climate issues facing the countries they bike through. When we considered crossing Central Asia in a Ride for...

Posted August 14, 2014    

Five Chinas & the Cartoon Guide to Climate Change

Over the next 8 to 12 months, Lindsey Fransen and I are riding our bikes across parts of Asia, and sharing what we learn about the climate issues facing the countries they bike through. In the past six weeks, Lindsey and I have biked across Turkey...

Posted June 25, 2014    

Reflections on Climate Change After Biking Across Turkey

Over the next eight to twelve months, David Kroodsma and Lindsey Fransen are riding their bikes across parts of Asia, and sharing what they learn about the climate issues facing the countries they bike through. I'm writing this blog entry from...

Posted June 17, 2014    

Nearly Everyone We Talk to In Turkey Says It's Getting Warmer. Is It?

Over the next eight to twelve months, David Kroodsma and Lindsey Fransen are riding their bikes across parts of Asia, and sharing what they learn about the climate issues facing the countries they bike through. Through Google translate and an...

Posted June 9, 2014    

The Future of Energy in Turkey, Part II

Over the next eight to twelve months, David Kroodsma and Lindsey Fransen are riding their bikes across parts of Asia, and sharing what they learn about the climate issues facing the countries they bike through. When in Istanbul, we visited the...

Posted June 2, 2014    

The Future of Energy in Turkey

Over the next eight to twelve months, David Kroodsma and Lindsey Fransen are riding their bikes across parts of Asia, and sharing what they learn about the climate issues facing the countries they bike through. Turkey's economy has transformed over...

Posted May 19, 2014    

Istanbul to Ankara: 5 Days, 270 Miles

This guest post is by David Kroodsma's wife and biking companion, Lindsey FransenAfter a week in Istanbul, we got up early Saturday morning and biked through Sultanamhet to the ferry terminal. We boarded a boat bound for Yalova, and an hour and a...

Posted May 14, 2014    

Ride for Climate: A Bicycle Journey Across Asia

Lindsey and I just turned 35. We're at the point in our lives when we're supposed to start a family or plunge fully into our careers. Some of our friends are buying houses, others are waiting for their second child, and a few are negotiating for...

Posted May 1, 2014