Monthly Archives: June 2011

Transit Touring

We’ve officially left on our trip to explore America by folding bike, trains, and transit. Right now, we’re updating from the Book and Bean in Prineville, OR, a town on Eastern Oregon which is along the TransAmerica Trail. While we … Continue reading

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Possible Ferry Closure on North Lakes Route

We were recently alerted to the pending closure of the Lake Michigan car ferry serviced by the SS Badger. This ferry is an integral part of the Northern Lakes Route, whether a cyclist wishes to travel the route as a … Continue reading

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Exciting Updates about the U.S. Bicycle Route System

Wow, what a month! Good news abounds for the U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS). Recently, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood blogged on Fast Lane that the recent approval of new U.S. Bike Routes for this emerging network will … Continue reading

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Best Bike Touring Eateries: TransAmerica Trail

My week-before-last’s post — Mix It: Food & Bikes — inspired me to dive into an exploration of the best, not-to-be-missed eateries on well-traveled sections of our 40,000+ mile Adventure Cycling Route Network. Let’s start with the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail! … Continue reading

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Out of Bikecentennial, Came Adventure Cycling

Backstories have always fascinated me. This summer I’m interning in the publications department of Adventure Cycling, and in the last several weeks I’ve found a treasure trove of historical material — documents and photographs which also intrigued me as a … Continue reading

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I Heart My Tent, Part 2

I feel like every little while I have to write a blog post about how much I love sleeping in my tent. Last weekend we went on a bike overnight on the beautiful Trail of the Coeur d’ Alenes in … Continue reading

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Bicycle the Oregon Coastal Odyssey

Craggy cliffs tumbling down to the ocean bordered by lush forests — no, it’s not a fantasy novel, it’s the Oregon Coast! As one of the most incredible, unique landscapes in the U.S., it is even more amazing by bicycle. … Continue reading

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