James Kelly

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2014

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One of my biggest passions is bicycle touring. It encompasses so many of my other passions.

Who is James?

James has ridden his bicycle in 19 different countries. A San Francisco 49ers fan with a profound interest in science and technology, he currently studies Power Systems Engineering at Portland State University. He teaches robotics at an urban youth charter school, has a dog, makes good coffee and proudly lives on a plant-based diet. James loves meeting new people and discovering their different backgrounds and experiences. Hobbies: bicycling, traveling, climbing, backpacking, mountaineering, reading, board/video games, 49ers, robotics, cooking, tinkering.

Nothing beats South Dakota
By the fireplace in Colombia

Q&A With James

Q.

First bike?

A.

Something with training wheels.

Q.

Favorite movie?

A.

Lord of the Rings, extended versions (all of them.)

Q.

Favorite book?

A.

The Name of the Wind

Q.

When alone, who to do you pretend to be?

A.

Joe Montana or Inspector Gadget

James's Favorite Tours

Oregon Crater Lake Hiking
Oregon, USA
The Oregon Cascades host incredible geological diversity, topped with a stunning crown jewel: Crater L...
DURATION

5 Days

PRICE

$2,498

LEVEL

All Levels

Oregon, USA
Cruise beside sparkling rivers and snow-crowned peaks.
DURATION

6 Days

PRICE

$3,298

LEVEL

Intermediate

Valley of Fire and Death Valley – NEW!
New Tour
Nevada, California, USA
Bike through forty thousand acres of raw beauty and red Aztec sandstone. Ride the Mojave Desert's Vall...
DURATION

5 Days

PRICE

$2,598

LEVEL

All Levels

man cooking
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