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Every now and then, we cyclists get an amazing opportunity to ride across a long, memorable, or unique bridge. The experience may be enhanced by the scenic vistas, the design/architecture of the bridge, the weather, the comradery, or the sheer … Continue reading
As America’s only state highway that prohibits motor vehicles (except emergency vehicles), M-185 is truly a bicyclist’s paradise. This route circles the entire perimeter of Mackinac Island, Michigan, where motor vehicles have been banned since 1898. At just 8.2 miles in … Continue reading
Above and below are just a few photos of some of the tandem bicycles and the makeshift tent city seen during the two-day Michigander bike ride over the past July 11-12 weekend. This two-day event open to all types of … Continue reading
Now this is nifty and efficient traveling. Only thing missing is the surfboard.
During our recent Texas adventure, Kathy and I each rented a B-cycle (link to a brochure) through San Antonio’s Bike Share Program and spent a beautiful Sunday afternoon pedaling San Antonio’s magnificent River Walk/Mission Trail through San Antonio Missions National Park. … Continue reading
Just when you thought the layover boredom of Airport World would sap the last vestiges of your energy, the good folks in Maryland have served up a fun and active option for those with spare time on their hands between … Continue reading
Recently, I have wondered how many airports in the United States and elsewhere have bicycle parking available for travelers. One thing is for sure, if you are a traveler who is planning to bike to the airport, I hope you … Continue reading
Among the terrific non-motorized trails we bicycled and/or hiked in Canada was the awesome Galloping Goose Trail in Greater Victoria, British Columbia. The 60 kilometer long Galloping Goose Trail extends north and west from the heart of Victoria into the … Continue reading
I am not kidding. That is the lengthy north-to-south course taken by author, climate scientist, and touring cyclist David Kroodsma , which he describes with intriguing detail in the book, The Bicycle Diaries; My 21,000 Mile Ride for the Climate. … Continue reading
These photos from the copenhagenize.com website show the double-decker bicycle parking provided both inside and outside the Aarhus, Denmark Central Train Station. Very impressive, my friends!