Monthly Archives: November 2009

Rock the Bike

Two of my favorite topics are 1) bicycling and 2) rock ‘n’ roll music (going all the way back to the ’50s). That’s why I’m making it a personal mission to compile a list of rock ‘n’ roll songs that … Continue reading

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Pedro’s: Bike Grease Company Lubes Up Mother Earth

Pedro‚Äôs makes it easy to be even more environmentally-friendly when it comes to cycling. This company makes an assortment of bike lube, bike cleaners, and bike tools. But from Pedro’s website, the thing you may notice first about the company … Continue reading

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Bicycle Touring Gift Ideas Under $25

Black Friday may be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find some great gifts for the cyclist in your family or circle of friends. Whether you’re buying for the holidays, a birthday, or just because you in a generous … Continue reading

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Romanian Rhapsody

Imagine you’re cycling along a back country road and you encounter a farmer who smiles and waves. He invites you into his home for a cool drink of water. Then once you’ve settled down into a chair with your beverage … Continue reading

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Adventure Cycling Library Membership

As the holidays come around the bend, many of you are looking for ways to give back to your community. One way is to share the adventure of bicycle touring by giving one of our special, half-priced Library Memberships to … Continue reading

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Farmington, Missouri: Cyclist Friendly Community

If you need further evidence about the hospitality available on the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail, look no further than Farmington, Missouri. Located on Section 9 of the TransAm, this community has extended its hand in multiple ways to the touring cyclist. … Continue reading

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Midwest Movement on the USBRS

A couple weeks ago I attended the Mid America Trails and Greenways Conference where I participated in a meeting with groups already working on regional bike routes and trails — many of which will serve the U.S. Bicycle Route System … Continue reading

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