Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Faces of Bicycle Travel #4

People. The true treasures of bicycle travel.  Cuba, 1998 It is 2:00 am in the little town of Remedios. The Las Parrandas festival has been raging since early evening. The contest pits the two main barrios in town (San Salvador … Continue reading

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A Fat Year: Touring on a Surly Pugsley

The following is a guest post from Nicholas Carman, who was mentioned in Josh Tack’s column, Fine Tuned in the December/January issue of Adventure Cyclist. Read more of Nicholas’ stories on his blog, As leaves fall, I typically point my wheels … Continue reading

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I would love to travel by bicycle, if only…

Have you ever heard this statement from a friend or colleague? “I would love to travel by bicycle, if only…” “The kids were old enough to come along.” “I could take three months off to ride cross-country.” “I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Top 10 Posts: November 2012

Maybe it’s the approaching New Year, but lately I’ve really been loving top ten lists — quick snapshots of the “best of” anything. Plus, most days I have limited time to read, so these kinds of posts usually help me … Continue reading

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Tripods for Touring

Adventure Cycling’s first annual Bicycle Travel Video Contest is open, organized in conjunction with World Cycle Videos. Between now and the submission deadline of February 28, 2013, we will feature guest blog posts from our volunteer judges with insights and tips for … Continue reading

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Ride Around Mount Rainier

The final Bike Overnight story for the month of November 2012 is by one of our favorite rider/writers, Carry Porter. Carry, who lives in the Seattle area, describes herself as a “climber, salad-lover, photographer, cyclist, and motorcycle rider.” (More of … Continue reading

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Gifts for Bike Lovers.

The holidays are here, so I thought that I would let you in on my favorite gifts for the bike lovers in my life. All of these gifts (except for number five) I have actually purchased for bicycle enthusiasts … … Continue reading

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