Monthly Archives: May 2010

Be a Part of it! Last Day!

It’s the very last day of the Build it, Bike it. Be a Part of it. campaign to support the U.S. Bicycle Route System and we want to send a big thank you out to everyone who has donated so … Continue reading

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Bear With Us: Great Footage of the Great Divide

As I reported in this blog on April 12, I had the pleasure of attending the world premiere of the documentary film Ride the Divide in Vail, Colorado, on April 2. I really enjoyed the flick, and was super-psyched to … Continue reading

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26" Wheels

Every so often, I get an email asking whether or not a person should move from a 700c road wheel to a 26″ wheel for touring. My touring experience has predominantly been aboard 700c wheels, but there are some good … Continue reading

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Beers & Gears: Day 4 – BeerTown West Doesn’t Disappoint

When we woke up at 6 am this morning, it wasn’t raining, even though the weather forecast called for it, so we made another game-day change of plans. We’d planned a leisurely morning in Hamilton, followed by a leisurely 19-mile … Continue reading

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Wheat Walker

The road ended. Well, it wasn’t much of a road. Wagon tracks worn into the hard earth by settlers seeking a shortcut to California. The route we were following in Idaho by compass was the Hudspeth cutoff. This route was … Continue reading

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Beers & Gears: Day Three Could Hardly Be Better

No brewery in Wisdom, where we stayed last night, but there should be. Even the server at the Big Hole Crossing restaurant where we had a terrific breakfast this morning agreed and said she thought Big Hole Brewing should open … Continue reading

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Improving the Great Divide Canada Route

Continuing the theme of improving the Adventure Cycling Route Network, today’s post is about the route changes made to the latest edition of the Great Divide Canada route map. The spirit of the milestone Great Divide Mountain Bike Route (GDMBR) … Continue reading

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