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Black Hawk, Colorado Ban Overturned

Two and a half years ago, three touring cyclists were cited for violating Black Hawk, Colorado’s ordinance banning bicycling on most streets in their town. The ordinance made the town impossible to legally ride through. We reported on the situation … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Dog Encounters

If you ask a traveling cyclist about their scariest moment on a bike, many of them will respond with a tale about an encounter with a loose dog. This is a situation which cyclists can encounter on roads across the … Continue reading

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2013 Bicycle Resolutions!

In listening to a Science Friday podcast about making resolutions, I learned that 40-50 percent of the population makes resolutions this time of year and a high percentage of those people actually accomplish them. There is something about saying our resolutions … Continue reading

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On the Underground Railroad in Xenia, Ohio

The love of cycling runs deep in Ohio if our staff make-up is any evidence. It seems we never have less than 3 people — either working here or serving on our board — with a strong connection to the … Continue reading

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Stories as Gifts

As I watch the snow fall outside my office window, I remember the book we keep in the Cyclist’s Lounge for visiting cyclists to write in when they stop by. It is filled with stories, map doodles, and advice; and … Continue reading

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Bicycle Travel Etiquette

In his October/November 2012 Adventure Cyclist “Letter from the Editor” (PDF), Mike Deme responded to correspondence he had received from Gillian Hoggard (see same PDF), our 2006 Trail Angel Award winner (PDF). Gillian was writing to withdraw her name as a “Cyclists Only Lodging” on … Continue reading

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Remember the Route Twitter Feeds

Even though — based on the calendar — we are almost to the winter solstice here in the Northern hemisphere, there are a few hardy souls still riding on the Adventure Cycling Route Network. An easy way to track them … Continue reading

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