Monthly Archives: June 2012

Good News in Vancouver, Bad News in DC

Greetings from Vancouver, British Columbia and Velo-City 2012, the international conference focused on all things bicycling, from urban bike facilities to bike touring. There is amazing energy here, and all across the world (literally), biking is booming. Biking is popular … Continue reading

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Eat Well Everywhere

An appealing little tool arrived in my email the other day I thought worth sharing. Eat Well Everywhere  from Sustainable Table is part of the Eat Well Guide. The guide is a compilation of “25,000+ hand picked, locally-grown listings.” The … Continue reading

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Summer of 1984

The following quote appeared in Bicycle Rider magazine Spring 1985 and Summer 1985: “Last summer two brothers may have changed the traditional notion of bicycle touring as a highway sport. From June 24th to August 28th, 1984, Mike and Dan Moe of Laramie, Wyoming pedaled, … Continue reading

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Rhode Island: A Small State Big on Surprises

The photo above is of a kinetic bicycle sculpture spotted turning in the wind during a terrific-sounding loop ride through northern Rhode Island. The ride, and the photo, were taken by Bryan Lorber, an RN in vascular access who’s also … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Bliss: Best Ride Ever!

Adventure Cycling’s 2012 Blue Ridge Bliss (June 2-8) underwent many revisions this year: We added the beautiful Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park to a shorter segment of the Blue Ridge Parkway without significantly decreasing the 4-5K of climbing each … Continue reading

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Auction Ends Today

Hello friends! Our Summer Cycling Auction ends tonight at midnight Eastern Daylight Time. There are still a lot of great items to win! Go to our Bidding for Good auction page for your last chance to get into the bidding action! Here … Continue reading

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Campfires. I have always loved them. Loved the heat they provide. The crackle that fills the otherwise stillness of night. The hypnotic dancing of flames that can hold my attention longer than most feature films. I even love the pungent … Continue reading

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