The Long Way Home: Solo Woman Cyclist Bikes 20,000 Miles


A few months ago, my wife and I were riding the 300-yard commute to the grocery store on our mountain bikes to pick up a carton of eggs.

A woman on a fully loaded touring bicycle was a few yards ahead of us, so I stomped on the pedals to catch up.

I’ll admit we’re a bit obsessed with people doing off-the-wall stuff. And something about this woman said she was different.

“Hey,” I asked, as I cycled alongside, “can we buy you a drink?”

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Andrew Hallam

I’m a financial columnist for Canada’s national paper, The Globe and Mail, as well as for AssetBuilder, a financial service firm based in Texas. I’m also the author of Millionaire Teacher: The Nine Rules of Wealth You Should Have Learned in School and Millionaire Expat: How To Build Wealth Living Overseas. My mission is to educate, motivate and inspire people on basic retirement planning and best practices for investing, using evidence-based strategies. I'm happy to comment on your questions.

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  1. Singapore reader says:

    it looks like the link above to Assetbuilder goes to the previous article (averaging).
    I was also wondering if Singapore American School has any plans to sell your 2nd book? I would love to buy some!

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