“Joy was motion.”

Laura Killingbeck in her Adventure Cycling blogpost, A Wild Female Human Creature

Hey there! My name is Annalisa van den Bergh and I am a graphic designer, writer, filmmaker, RISD graduate, and #insulin4all advocate living with type 1 diabetes. My work is inspired by and focuses on (but is not limited to) the two things that give me life: cycling and insulin.

Currently living in Maastricht, Netherlands and...

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Out Pedaling

Video compilation above: Scenes from my second bike ride across America.

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Photos by Casey Greene of the Adventure Cycling Association
Missoula, MT / 2017

A few years after my mother’s death, I decided to take advantage of my own health and spend the summer of 2017 biking across America mostly along Adventure Cycling’s TransAmerica Trail. The trip reignited my love for bike travel and was the most cathartic way I could have honored my mother. The absolute liberation of bicycle touring – a way of travel I first discovered when my mom signed me up for a bike trip with Teen Treks in 2006 – gives me too much joy not to find a way to do it as much as possible.

Work From Bike (WFB) is both my ideal state of being and a noun to describe my portfolio of work that’s mostly inspired by my bike, the places it’s taken me, and the people it’s introduced me to. 

Some of the routes I’ve cycled in the Lower 48.

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This site and this life is
Dedicated to Ileana Truneanu.


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