Blog Post by Expat Robert Hawkins

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Videos and Press Releases | No Comments

Discovered the following blog post about me, while doing a Google search. oldguyonabicycle Globe-trotting cyclist’s take on San Pedro: Not cheap Actual Link: http://robertjhawkins1.wordpress.com/tag/oldguyonabicycle/ POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 UPDATED ON DECEMBER 19, 2013 Rose and I bicycled over to the Ambergris Brewing Co. for lunch today. It is on the water, next to the Blue Tang Inn where we stayed […]

North Holland Daily Newspaper story appeared June 4, 2013

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Videos and Press Releases | No Comments

Following is a story written about my recent bicycle adventure in Holland, written by reporter Martijn Gijsbertsen and appeared in the June 4, 2013 isssue of the North Holland Daily Newspaper.  It’s a pdf link just click on and the story will open.  Below the link is an English translation of what the reporter said. […]

Mississippi County Times Story Oct 2, 2012

Posted by on Nov 1, 2012 in Videos and Press Releases | No Comments

Following is story done about the Old Guy while I was in Charleston, Misssouri the night of September 25th

Lake County Banner, Tiptonville, TN, Oct. 2, 2012

Posted by on Oct 25, 2012 in Videos and Press Releases | No Comments

Frank Briscoe, 10-2-12 Lake County Banner– Page 1 by Evan Jones, Tiptonville,TN  Compared to his last ride, Frank Briscoe’s trek from the headwaters of the Mississippito the Gulf of Mexicois just a hop, skip and a jump. Briscoe and his well-loaded bicycle made a stop in Tiptonville last Thursday as he makes his way from […]

Adventure Cycling Magazine Interview with the Old Guy

Posted by on May 10, 2012 in Videos and Press Releases | 10 Comments

I was totally surprised when Adventure Cycling Magazine contacted me for an interview which I did.  After answering a slug of questions for writer Alison Riley she put together a creative piece which borders on fantasy, reminds me of being a Walter Mitty.  Though I have done everything listed in the interview my exploits never seemed that […]

I’ve applied to be a contestant on the TV Reality show Survivor

Posted by on Jan 25, 2012 in Videos and Press Releases | 7 Comments

Yep, I’ve decided to test myself or at least hope to see how well I can survive on this TV show.  I’ve been a big fan of the show ever since it’s inception and thought I’d like to do that.  After completing my epic corner to corner crossing of America, I thought I just might have […]

Joplin Globe story Nov 7, 2011

Posted by on Nov 8, 2011 in Videos and Press Releases | 2 Comments

Lifestyles   Discussion November 7, 2011 Mission of mileage: Man tours across country on bicycle By Andra Bryan Stefanoni Globe Staff Writer The Joplin Globe Mon Nov 07, 2011, 11:11 AM CST NEVADA, Mo. — He knows he doesn’t look like Lance Armstrong. He really doesn’t care. All that matters to Frank Briscoe is that […]

Jack O’Dell Captures Crossing America on YouTube

Posted by on Nov 7, 2011 in Videos and Press Releases | One Comment

A high school classmate and good friend, Jack O’Dell created directed and produced this video about my adventure Crossing America.  I stayed with the O’Dells in Georgia on my journey.  Once you take a look at this video, make sure you enjoy Jack’s other productions, especially “Tiku-Aquarium Security Guard”.  Its a hoot! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3FkLODSppU&feature=related Jack saying […]

Northwest Herald, Crystal Lake, IL

Posted by on Jun 19, 2011 in Videos and Press Releases | No Comments

Monday, June 6, 2011 LOCAL NEWS AND VIDEO FOR MCHENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS Central alum to take dream trip, fight MS By BRETT ROWLAND – browland@nwherald.com Frank Briscoe, 64 and a Crystal Lake Central alumnus, watches as his bicycle is tuned by Wheel Werks owner Bob Olsen in Crystal Lake. Briscoe is biking across the country […]

Joplin Globe Newspaper

Posted by on Apr 19, 2011 in Videos and Press Releases | No Comments

Nevada man, 64, planning cross-country bike ride By Andra Bryan Stefanoni Globe Staff Writer The Joplin Globe Sat Apr 16, 2011, 10:52 PM CDT Frank Briscoe, 64, of Nevada, has pledged to ride more than 6,000 miles across the United States to raise money to fight multiple sclerosis. Courtesy/Frank Briscoe   NEVADA, Mo. — A […]

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