Ben and crew are riding through Southern California explaining a little about exactly what this tour is all about. “It’s not about being green, just a little more human about the pace of touring,” says Ben Sollee. Jordon Ellis and Ben provide the groove accompanying the beautiful riding shots that Marty Benson has collected for the video.
This chapter features the band and crew’s visit to Santa Barbara and showcases the cities unique set of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure.
In this chapter Ben Sollee and friends train in to Salinas, CA and then ride through the fertile crescent near Santa Cruz. Between the inspiring ride and the show at The Crepe Place the gang takes a little time to visit with famed bike builder Craig Calfee. His new startup company, Bamboosero, teaches skilled labor to impoverished communites in Africa, the Phillipines, and New Zealand to build high quality bike frames out of bamboo.