Monthly Archives: March 2012

Spring Riding Gear

Spring is in full force, and with it comes a lot of mixed feelings. I’m pretty stoked to see some warmer weather, but I would almost rather ride on dry roads in 15 degree weather than head out in the … Continue reading

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The Decision

In the 2011 Oct/Nov issue of Adventure Cyclist I wrote a column titled The Decision. It got a lot of responses. I recently read the column on Weekday, a show on public radio station KUOW in Seattle. Before you listen, … Continue reading

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Springing for Suggestions

Ah, spring! As I type this, snow is falling outside my window — the new, not quite framed in one — and it’s hard to imagine riding in warm breezes and sunshine. I know it will eventually be here though … Continue reading

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Exciting Times at the 2012 National Bike Summit

The cherry blossoms were in full bloom and I thoroughly enjoyed the spring (or summer) weather while I attended the 2012 National Bike Summit at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. last week. Things started off on Tuesday with … Continue reading

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Simply Cycling and Biking Brews.

Well, motivating for Bike Hour last week was a bit of a challenge because lately, Missoula has looked a lot like this … … and that’s on one of her better days. While Missoula is eerily beautiful when raining and … Continue reading

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New For Spring! Pacific Coast Jersey

This spring, we’re pleased to introduce the jersey to go with one of our most popular bicycle routes. The Pacific Coast Jersey features the Golden Gate Bridge, state flags from the route, sea otters, and a surfer. The jersey comes … Continue reading

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Getting Away From It All — In Crowded Holland

This week’s Bike Overnight comes from Friedel Grant, who says this about herself: “I launched into bike touring with my husband on a tour around the world. We pedaled 48,000 kilometers through 30 countries before settling down to ride bikes … Continue reading

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