He calls himself Hillbilly and his dog, Cody Bear. The Alabama duo have been on the road for 18 months and stopped in Santa Cruz for a week.
He said he beat cancer seven years ago and started doing long bike rides to show that he could do anything, but he's ready to head back home after a stop off in San Francisco.
"Hell no. Not till they give you parachutes."
His goal after recovering from cancer was to bike through all 48 contiguous states and he's done that. He also cruised through Canada.
He'll start the trek back to Alabama on his birthday Feb. 8.
While he's been in Santa Cruz, he's been building trailers for bicyclists with metal someone donated to him. He's done the work for free.
You've got one more day to run into him downtown. He heads up to SF on Saturday.
Answer: a German deli.