Monthly Archives: February 2011

Spotlight: John ‘Blue’ Hannon

I recently sent some questions in a quest to uncover some data about the mysterious John ‘Blue’ Hannon, who has been leading tours with Adventure Cycling Association since 2004. (He has been long-distance touring since he was 12!) Last year, … Continue reading

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My Own Two Wheels

As reported in the February 2 edition of Bike Bits, With My Own Two Wheels is a new film about the bicycling experiences of five unrelated individuals across the globe: Fred, a health worker in Zambia; Bharati, a teenager in … Continue reading

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Canari Static Jammer Winter Glove

Looking back (and a little bit forward) on a season of winter riding, the Canari Static Jammer gloves were a big surprise for me. Just looking at them, they don’t appear to be padded up enough to handle the cold … Continue reading

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Stand and Pedal

I’m forever hearing folks debate about which is the most comfortable seat on the market. Leather seats? Gel seats? Thin or fat? Seats with springs or seats with holes cut out in strategic places? And the answer is? … I’m … Continue reading

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Join Adventure Cycling in DC and Baltimore!

Join Adventure Cycling Association — North America’s largest cycling membership organization — for two special presentations in Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD, featuring Executive Director Jim Sayer who will speak on the joys of bicycle travel, and cool projects happening … Continue reading

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Progress: India’s "One-in-a-Million"

They say in India, “If you’re one-in-a-million, then you’ll need to stand in line with 1,100 other people.” In the lobby restroom of the 5+ star Trident Hotel in Mumbai, I realized that the crowd gathering outside in the hotel’s … Continue reading

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Unsung Route: Lewis & Clark Bicycle Route, Section 8

The Lewis & Clark Bicycle Trail maps offer cyclists a way to follow the historic journey of those intrepid travelers from near St. Louis, Missouri, to Astoria, Oregon, with many alternates and options in between. Additionally, we included as an … Continue reading

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