coddiwomple (v.) to travel purposefully towards a vague destination


Welcome to Coddiwomple Adventures and I am your host, Farid. Here you can follow all my mishaps and shennanigans as I go on my adventure trips. I love making videos and writing about my experiences and hope it will inspire you to search for your own adventures. Thanks for visiting and subscribe so I can take you along for the ride!


February 10, 2019

Yes, it is that time of the year again for the Christmas migration west to Southern California, where the sun doesn’t hibernate for the winter, the coastline calms the souls and the trails ready to entertain you. In addition to the local cast of Roberto and his clan of...

August 25, 2018

Ho Lee Chit!! What a trip, what a weekend. It had everything - insomnia, van sleeping, friendly Canadians, less friendly American border control agents (with threats of deportation), dance till you die Persian wedding, classic North Shore trails, 7-eleven gourmet dinne...

May 28, 2018

So how did I end up in Santa Cruz? Well, the start of the year have been hectic with work and family engagements so I was desperate to feel some new dirt underneath my feet and wheels. I looked at what were the cheapest flights available that also happen to have some g...

January 29, 2018

A long established Christmas tradition (circa 2016) of mine is to make a pilgrimage to the famed sunny weather and dramatic Pacific coastline of Southern California. To be more precise Orange County where, for a week I will attempt to ride as many trails as possible an...

November 22, 2017

Things I learned on this trip:

1)      I am not Nate Hills

2)      Moab trails will break bodies and bikes

3)      Zip ties are amazing

Earlier this year a couple of friends and me formulated an idea for a Moab tr...

September 17, 2017

Bellingham or Orcas Island? A tough decision indeed ....

Previously on Coddiwomple Adventures

We pick up the adventure trail right where we left off last time round. On the previous episode I had ridden the Elkhorn Crest trail to witness a phenomenal natural event - the...

August 27, 2017

The imporatnt details:

Location: Elkhorn Crest Trail, Oregon. More specifically, eastern Oregon, around 12 miles west of Baker City.

Why am I here? - Do some epic riding under the total solar eclipse. Also apparently there are cool and wise mountain goats.

Highlights: The...

August 8, 2017

Bike packing the Colorado Trails is like riding on 2ft wide skinnies for 10 hours a day. Add in drops and ledges, daily 3000ft elevation change, thunderstorms and mud pits. Take away the oxygen and oh, don't forget the extra 20lbs of gear on the bike. 

The Pla...

June 13, 2017

"The cliff face was heavily eroded and loose, and I had a 35 lbs huge pack on me with the paddle board and various gear. Inevitably I got stuck. Like a cat on a tree. Except that I’m the cat and the tree is a loose steep cliff and the firemen attempting to rescue me we...

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