Architecting the Words of Adventure


Building blocks to help readers wrap themselves into a story.

Share the words, share the adventure.

Neil Hanson | Writer

Neil Hanson

Award winning author, photographer, adventurer, listener, learner. Cyclist and general outdoor junkie looking for the little nuggets of goodness hidden in the steep climbs.

Neil Hanson | Writer

Pilgrim Wheels

“On the Road meets Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. The writing is superb.”

More than just a travelogue of a bike ride across the country, Hanson’s delightful and beautifully written story takes the reader on a journey that is engaging and insightful, often hilarious, sometimes poignant, and always inspiring. It’s a must-read adventure that will stir your soul.

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Neil Hanson | Writer

Upcoming Events and Appearances

Big Sur CoastWednesday, May 27, 2015

Book Signing and Slide Presentation

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

REI Denver

1416 Platte Street — Downtown Denver

I’ll answer any questions, and will share a slide show with some really great images from the ride.

  • Rocky Mountain Home

    Elk scouting trip

  • The Beautiful People

    Sunset on the Carmel beach, the first night out on my cycling journey across America

  • Mohave Heat

    Coasting down a wonderful long descent into the depths of the Mojave on my cycling journey across America

  • Sonoran Sunrise

    While cycling south on my cross-country journey, entering the Sonoran desert, the sun has just broken the horizon on my left, and I took this shot of my shadow along the landscape to my right.

  • Desert Sunrise

    Just at dawn along the southern edge of Monument Valley in northern Arizona, while cycling across America.

  • Medicine Hills Windmill

    Early morning in the Medicine Hills of Kansas, on my cycling journey across America

  • Katy Trail Sunrise

    Sunrise in Missouri, cycling along the Katy Trail on my journey across America.

  • Indiana Sunrise

    Early morning riding east along US-40 on the eastern edge of Indiana, possibly in Ohio, while cycling across America.

  • Maryland Morning Mist

    Early morning mist in western Maryland cycling across America

  • Halong Bay

    Northern Vietnam

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