Monthly Archives: July 2011

Timbuk2 Shift Pannier Bag

Timbuk2 — long a dominant force in the messenger-bag market — has finally entered the bicycle touring realm with their Shift Pannier Messenger bag. The panniers are styled almost identically to their popular Classic Messenger bag, with the addition of … Continue reading

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Low and Slow

I truly feel sorry for people who have only observed the world from the seat of a speeding car. It all becomes a blur … literally. The pace of bicycle travel suites me. But even pedaling can propel you too … Continue reading

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Corporate Supporter Spotlight: ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours

This post is part of a series that spotlights Adventure Cycling’s corporate supporters. These companies support our mission and programs and do some pretty cool things of their own. We decided to ask them some questions and, as a result, … Continue reading

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2011 Bronx Lab School Bicycle Tour – Life Beyond Our Comfort Zone

It’s July! Time for our annual Bronx Lab School trip report from our dear friend and loyal supporter, Chuck Harmon of Dublin, Ohio. Four years ago, I was asked to help create and lead a bicycle tour of the Ohio … Continue reading

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Leadership Advice and Recipes from the Bikecentennial Archives

Did you know that this summer marks the 35th anniversary of the event that kick-started Adventure Cycling Association, Bikecentennial ’76? We’re not making too much of a fuss about it (coral jewelry gets lost so easily on bike tours!), but … Continue reading

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First Aid Kits

There’s a new mountain bike course here in Missoula and we’re all having fun getting out on it! However, with the large number of scary bumps and crazy pitches, I’ve been adding something else to my usual carry-along stock of … Continue reading

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TransAm BBQ

Each year when the two TransAm tours come through Missoula, we throw a BBQ in our courtyard for the groups. Here are a few pictures of this year’s celebration with the TransAm self-contained trip. Led by Sally Fenton, this tour … Continue reading

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