Monthly Archives: June 2010

Native American History and Culture Along the Mississippi River Trail

Let me introduce you to Bob Robinson, avid cyclist and writer. I asked Bob to tell us about the unique connection the Mississippi River Trail (MRT) has with Native American history and culture. Before he does, I’d like to tell … Continue reading

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Riding our Routes? Share Your Photos!

Are you riding one of our routes this summer? Have you done so in years past? Then join our Flickr group for the Adventure Cycling Route Network and share your photos with Adventure Cycling, other cyclists, and the world! We … Continue reading

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Say What?! MSR WhisperLite Internationale

If you’ve ever been backpacking, talked to anyone who’s been backpacking, or heard about anyone who has spent the night outdoors, you’re probably familiar with the good old WhisperLite stove. MSR released these stoves more than 20 years ago and … Continue reading

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Blog Back into America

At least — count ’em — five members of this summer’s Adventure Cycling self-contained tour on the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail are, or were, posting online journals of their experiences. Our good friend and Adventure Cycling leader Frank from Colorado sent … Continue reading

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Saving Money on a Custom Build

Building a bike from the frame up can be exciting. It gives you the opportunity to fine tune the bike to your specific needs, and can give your bike some additional character to set it apart from others. The problem … Continue reading

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Rain is a four letter word to most cyclists. Rain means misery, road grit, filthy chains, brake pads scraping like sandpaper against rims, soggy roadside flat fixing. Journeys are often planned around the driest months. “It rained every day” is … Continue reading

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Cycling for Change

Last week, a large group of cyclists stopped by the world headquarters of Adventure Cycling Association in Missoula, Montana, with jerseys proclaiming that they were Cycling for Change. I was intrigued, so when one of the 15 or so riders … Continue reading

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