The Bicycle Tour

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After researching 1960s Banzai Pipeline, Kimball Taylor’s interest in Bob Simmons’ 1953 bicycle trip from Makaha to Sunset Beach around Kaena Point piqued his interest. Rather impromptu, Taylor sets out to replicate Bob’s trip, even down to an old, rusty bike in favor of a newer, easier ride.