Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Small Things

This holiday season, I’m thankful for the small things: the little details that I take for granted so often. So often the days slip by in a lazy blur, and I forget to be grateful for all the bits that … Continue reading

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Let Yourself Eat Pie!

‘Tis the season … the eating season that is! Festivities, family gatherings, and parties: essentially from Thanksgiving through the first of the New Year, you’ll find gastronomic landmines everywhere! Ahhh, my mouth is watering already, envisioning those cute little hors … Continue reading

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Three Cheers for Silent Sports

Back in the late 1980s, when our Bikecentennial offices were on West Main Street in Missoula, I remember always being happy when a certain magazine — bimonthly, I believe — out of Wisconsin called Silent Sports would land in our … Continue reading

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Swobo Apparel

With bicycle touring, there is a fair amount of time spent off the bike. Maybe you’re stopping to top off on supplies at a store, or doing a bit of sight seeing between destinations. For this reason, it can sometimes … Continue reading

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Our 4 mph Hero

We pedaled into a small Portuguese village late in the evening. There was the typical group of old men hanging out at the edge of town–all wearing jackets and caps, all sporting canes. We asked them if there was a … Continue reading

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Adventure Cycling is Off to Texas!

Bike Texas and Adventure Cycling Association have joined forces to host Adventure Cycling’s executive director, Jim Sayer, on a whirlwind visit to Texas. Between December 6 and 12, Jim will travel around the state, sharing the latest news on bicycle … Continue reading

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10 reasons to give thanks for Jim Oberstar

We in the American bicycling community are so fortunate to have Congressman Jim Oberstar as our friend and leader. Elected 36 years ago from northern Minnesota, Congressman Oberstar has indisputably been the most important Member of Congress when it comes … Continue reading

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