Monthly Archives: July 2012

Eating Up the Miles in Georgia

“With an expectant wife, a long tour was out of the question. But a quick 20-mile overnighter seemed just the ticket — out after Saturday morning chores and back by Sunday lunch. Plus, if anything unexpected happened, I could be … Continue reading

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Sampling the Great Divide

 Ever since I first heard about Adventure Cycling’s Great Divide Mountain Bike Route several years ago, I’ve been a fan and a follower of all things related to the epic, off-pavement cycling route. I’ve hunted down blog entries and journals … Continue reading

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Amenities are Overrated

If you are looking for a place to stay on your bicycle travels, amenities are always listed for hotels and resorts. They often include — air-conditioning, king-size bed, balcony with a view, in-room refrigerator, continental breakfast, cable TV, pool with … Continue reading

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Potpourri in Virginia, Part 1

Potpourri in Virginia? No, I’m not talking about flowers and spices in Virginia, I’m talking about my inbox. Over the last month or so, several tidbits about Virginia have found their way to me. Here are three of them: The … Continue reading

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A Springlike Ride in Winter: Philly to Port Jervis

“For many cyclists in the Northeast, there was no off season this year. With the mildest winter in over a decade, we simply had no reason to stop riding. These unusual climatic conditions coincided with the final spring break of … Continue reading

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A Taste of Cycling in Italy

If you have a friend who lives in Italy, you visit Italy. That’s were I’ve been for the past three or so weeks: Como, Italy. It was a trip for the books; a trip of a lifetime. When a co-worker … Continue reading

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Weight for Me!

Nick looks weighed-down. The best part of office life in the tours department for me is when, as a Tours Specialist, I get to meet and greet some of our very own Adventure Cycling tour groups. This past week we … Continue reading

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