Detective Steve Thomas

In 1986 STEVE THOMAS and his wife spent a gap year hitchhiking and working their way around Europe, where they saw people cycling with panniers. They decided it looked like fun, bought touring bikes and planned their first trip. In 1989 they cycled from London to Spain and back to France their bicycles laden with tent, pots, pans and a cooker camping as they went. A year later they set out from Thoreau 's Walden Pond near Boston to the San Juan Islands north of Seattle. The 10,000km, 11-week...See more