Welcome to the blog which will document the travels and adventures of Tom Bing and Sally McGee; a couple of surfers who are putting life on hold for a while and riding motorbikes around the Americas in October 2015.
Tom works in freelance photography, film making and graphic design and is hoping to continue this whilst on the road. You can check out his Portfolio Site here. Sally is a qualified lifeguard and surf instructor.
We hope to get some really memorable experiences from this trip, learning lots of new skills and meeting people along the way. We are excited to surf some of the most amazing waves in the world and have time away from jobs to hang out, read books, think, dream and write.
"In a car you're always in a compartment, and because you're used to it you don't realize that through the car window everything you see is just more TV. You're a passive observer and its all moving by you boringly in a frame.
On a cycle the frame is gone. You're completely in contact with it all. You're in the scene, not just watching it anymore, and the sense of presence is overwhelming."
Robert M Pirsig.
We hope you will follow the preparation stages of the trip and keep up to date with the stories and photographs when we are on the road.
If you want to hang out or collaborate somehow along the route, get in touch!
Sally and Tom.