Monthly Archives: October 2010

House Calls

I was a young kid in the 1950s, long enough ago that I can recall — when I wasn’t feeling well —seeing our family doctor come walking through my bedroom door, his big black bag in hand. I wasn’t particularly … Continue reading

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Why Adventure Cycling Thrives

A toast! Adventure Cycling concluded its 2010 fiscal year on September 30 and we just issued a news release on the results. In short, it was a spectacular year — and spectacular may be an understatement, especially at a time … Continue reading

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Mountain Bike for Road Touring?

At least once a week, I receive an email or phone call from someone asking if its okay to ride a mountain bike for their tour, whether it be a weekend trip or a cross-country tour. The quick answer to … Continue reading

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Phases of Friendship

The moon and I have an on-again off-again relationship. When I’m at home in the city, weeks can go by without us even acknowledging each other. I don’t know where the moon is or what phase it’s in. I catch … Continue reading

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Share the Joy Winners for Fall

Our Share the Joy program continues and we have some more winners to share. The program offers members the chance to win fabulous prizes when they purchase a gift membership or successfully encourage a friend to join Adventure Cycling Association. … Continue reading

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Scenes from St. Pete

 I just returned from my NACIS meeting in St. Petersburg, Florida. I’m still processing all the great information I took in over those 3 full days of networking, listening, talking, eating, walking, and reveling in the October sunshine and gulf … Continue reading

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Update on U.S. Bicycle Routes through Michigan

Here’s a quick update on what’s going on in Michigan with U.S. Bicycle Routes: The committee that is working on developing U.S. Bike Route (USBR) 35 along the Lake Michigan shoreline is looking for volunteers to help them seek input … Continue reading

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