We had another successful journey today. We started our day with a news interview and an emergency stop for extra bike tubes. This delayed us from starting our ride until 10:30 am. I-8 was far smoother than I-10 however this did not stop us from getting a leak in the Van’s tire and a total […]
It is hard to believe that I am only a few days away from my ride across Arizona. The event is called The Blind Ride and is a charity effort to help the Foundation for Blind Children a 501c3 charity in Phoenix. The Blind Ride should make for an incredible yet challenging five day adventure for all of us. This tandem bike ride is 390 miles and starts at the New Mexico border and runs to the California state line. My goal is to raise funds and awareness for the FBC and hopefully inspire a few people along the way.
First of all, thank you for the prayers, well wishes and for your donations to the Foundation for Blind Children. The last four weeks have been incredible. Yancey, Ben and I have experienced an amazing adventure. The Arizona Trail does not disappoint ones expectations. Now as I sit here writing this all I can think […]
Today Team Armstrong had to return to Phoenix due to an injury on the right leg of Mike Armstrong (Blind Hiker). Mike Armstrong will be taking the next few days to rest his injury and consult medical advice. Team Armstrong will restart the Mazatal Divide passage of the Arizona Trail after it is determined he […]
As I travel along this 800 mile journey, I realize how truly amazing it is to be able to experience something so inspiring. Each step I take brings me closer to understanding more about myself and how truly blessed all of our lives are. So today; take a break to feel the wind on your […]
It’s amazing out there, I don’t know how to describe it, It is incredible feeling the amount of raw wilderness surrounding us. It’s strange yet appealing to travel 20 miles and not hear planes flying overhead, No sounds of traffic, …or signs of today’s technology. As I look back at the 116 miles we’ve travelled, […]
Quick Video update from Blind Hiker Mike Armstrong after Day 2 on the Arizona Trail.
Well, we are heading out for the Arizona Trail Trek this Friday April 1st. No, this is not an April’s Fools Joke. April 2nd is our first day on the trail. This is going to be an amazing experience! We have trained hard and I believe we are ready. I would like to put out […]
Today Sensei Mike and took a quick break during our training hike to bring you this interview.