Monthly Archives: September 2010

How Late is Too Late to Cross the Mountains?

In the last couple of weeks a common theme has emerged in the questions I have been answering: “I’m on the TransAmerica Trail / Lewis & Clark Bicycle Trail / Northern Tier Route right now, will I be able to … Continue reading

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A Few Scenes from Chattanooga

A week spent in Chattanooga, TN at the Pro Walk Pro Bike Conference provided me with plenty of opportunities to promote the U.S. Bicycle Route System. The city was a pleasure to visit, though there wasn’t much time to enjoy … Continue reading

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Ride the Divide in Jackson Hole

This Wednesday, September 29, the documentary film Ride the Divide will make its Wyoming premiere in bike-crazy Jackson Hole at the Pink Garter Theater in downtown Jackson. Sponsored by Fitzgerald’s Bicycles, the event will also include an informal exhibition on … Continue reading

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Brooks, Tubus, and Co-Motion at Interbike

After a long hiatus, the Brooks Colt saddle is making a comeback, and this time in color. In it’s former life, the Colt was a widely popular premium saddle for road and touring bikes. With deep sides that help prevent … Continue reading

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The Future or the Past of Public Transportation?

Pedicabs, bicitaxis, rickshaws. Call them what you will, but they make up a vibrant force of local transportation all around the world. I’ve always enjoyed traveling in countries that had human-powered transportation. It was very “foreign”. But pedicabs are becoming … Continue reading

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Being part of something BIG!

I seem to be in a reflective mood as fall begins to descend upon us here at Adventure Cycling Association. Through the summer, a steady stream of bicycle travelers who have been inspired by Adventure Cycling Association stopped by the … Continue reading

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Surly, Ergon, and Shimano at Interbike

As Interbike moves indoors, there are more and more touring bikes and accessories to check out. Over the past few months I have been hearing plenty of rumors about some new bikes from Surly, so they were an easy choice … Continue reading

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