The pair hope to leave Portland with an unfamiliar and powerful insight: sometimes, improvisation works.
“It just makes too much sense,” Chasse, 58, said in an interview at McMenamins Mall 205. “I mean, Yeah, light rail is great. And bus service is absolutely critical. But I mean, I quit driving.”
For someone whose longest bike trip ever is 40 miles to Sauvie Island and back, a 1,200-mile, five-week mountain bike trek through Eastern Oregon will be, well, a leap.