Rest

Rest

Cycling is hard demanding adventure work.  Six straight days of pedaling should be treated the same as the Biblical admonishment.  On the seventh day, God rested.  It is important to take a day of rest on an extended bike trip.  Or your body will revolt. Visit a...

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Tips for Your Next Solo Adventure

Tips for Your Next Solo Adventure

For a great solo bicycle trip take a suitcase full of smiles and stories.   People are interested in you if you have something interesting to share.  Get your collection started. You needn't be a know-it-all who  commandeers the conversation.  Rather hold enough...

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Why is it Best to Travel Locally First?

Why is it Best to Travel Locally First?

Why put training wheels on a child's bike?  To give the youngster a chance to get used to balance and pedaling.  No one starts out in the deep end of the pool unless they are drowning.  It's always smart to learn the basics before jumping out of a plane for the first...

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How to Survive Traveling on a Bicycle

How to Survive Traveling on a Bicycle

The best and foremost method to insure survival on a bicycle trip is preparation.  It is not how much equipment you take but the wisdom acquired in one or two shake down cruises.  You learn which material you really want and discover where the sore points are likely...

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Backpackers or Glampackers

Backpackers or Glampackers

There is a great divide between luxury and simplicity in bicycling.  Make your choice.  But accept the consequences. Glampackers want all the comforts.  Thus they must carry/lug the added weight.  Some bikers include panniers on both the front and...

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How to Meet New Friends While Traveling

How to Meet New Friends While Traveling

There are as many ways to meet new friends as there are grains of sand on the beach.  However, some work for you, some do not.  The following are techniques I used because they suited me.  But these essentially were derived from Dale Carnegie's Book How to Win Friends...

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Have a copy of the book "Discovering the US on a Bicycle and 40 Years Later" and have a glimpse of my journey.
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