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Overview

  • 418 references 385 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 59, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Traffic Engineer specializing in Bicycle Facility Plannin...
  • Bachelors & Masters in Civil Engineering at WVU
  • From Wheeling, WV, USA
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Traveling and sharing experiences is a must!

ABOUT ME

I'm very athletic, adventurous and a Civil Engineer. You can Google me to find mostly Traffic Engineering related Bicycle Project activities and miscelanious sporting event results. I grew up in West Virginia and now have the good fortune to live up on a hillside in Ventura overlooking the beaches and the Pacific Ocean. California definitely suits my lifestyle, at least as far as the biking, hiking, mountain climbing and other fun stuff is concerned. I love to explore new places and meet new friends. I've traveled throughout the US, and I've been venturing abroad for the past 15 years.

PHILOSOPHY

It's always a good time to meet new people and make new friends.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I initially heard about couch surfing from various touring bicyclists that I've hosted at my house in Ventura (usually after finding them looking at maps on the side of the road and offering them a place to stay for the night). I eventually went onto the CS site to sign up, and now I host and surf whenever I can.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

So far, all of my CS experiences, both surfing and hosting, have been positive!

Interests

Some Key Words describing my interests would include: Bike, Biking, Biker, Bicycle, Bicycling, Bicyclist, Cycle, Cycling, Cyclist, Ride, Riding, Rider, Tour, Touring, Tourist, Kayak, Kayaking, Kayaker, Outrigger, Outrigging, Outrigger, Paddle, Paddling, Paddler, Walk, Walking, Walker, Hike, Hiking, Hiker, Trek, Trekking, Trekker, Run, Running, Runner, Backpack, Backpacking, Backpacker, Climb, Climbing, Climber, Explore, Exploring, Explorer, Adventure, Adventurous, Adventurer, Travel, Traveling, Traveler.

  • running
  • walking
  • traveling
  • bouldering
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • kayaking
  • adventure races
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • cartography
  • engineering
  • beaches
  • mountains
  • mountain biking
  • trekking
  • bicycling
  • orienteering
  • outrigger canoeing

Music, Movies, and Books

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One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

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Teach, Learn, Share

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Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Japan, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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