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A Grand Tour of the Modern Bicycle

A Grand Tour of the Modern Bicycle

| July 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

After reading The Bike Deconstructed, I view my own bike differently and appreciate the intricate engineering much more.

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Explore Lake Powell by Houseboat

Explore Lake Powell by Houseboat

| July 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

Lake Powell, located along the Arizona/Utah border, was created by the completion of the Glen Canyon Dam in 1963. The dam serves the water storage and power needs of the West, but unfortunately its creation also flooded the beautiful Glen Canyon and its archaeological and anthropological treasures. Anger over the dam spawned Edward Abbey’s novel […]

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Finding The Perfect Pair of Sunglasses

Finding The Perfect Pair of Sunglasses

| July 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

You only get one set of eyes—so you’d better take care of them. Put those cheap sunglasses you found in the $5 bin at the supermarket down. I know the frames are cute, but they’re not really protecting your eyes. If you’ve ever forgotten your sunglasses on a long run, a bike ride, or a […]

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Fads Should Be Fabulous

Fads Should Be Fabulous

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

We read to get a taste, to feel out whether a new sport is a fad we’ll pass on trying or something we might like taking up regularly. Right?

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Thanks For Limitless Freedom

Thanks For Limitless Freedom

| July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Take advantage of your rights, and thank those who defend them.

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Preserve Nature

Preserve Nature

| June 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

What do you to do make sure nature stays intact and beautiful?

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Letting Love and Wanderlust Take the Reins

Letting Love and Wanderlust Take the Reins

| June 25, 2014 | 2 Comments

After reading this book—I wanted to shout out Sarah’s message—go out and live life!

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How To Fix Your Flat Tire

How To Fix Your Flat Tire

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

(Ed. note: This is the first in a series covering common bike repairs in a mountain bike trail setting. Many of these repairs can be applied or adapted to road bikes as well.) You’re riding along on your favorite trail and, all of a sudden, POP! HISS! Or maybe there’s no sound at all, but […]

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An Adventure into the World of Eating Insects

An Adventure into the World of Eating Insects

| June 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Martin shares her ten-year foray into the world of edible insects and how she came to be a convert to entomophagy, the eating of insects.

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A Bike, A Partner in Crime

A Bike, A Partner in Crime

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

“The bicycle…when it gets old and shabby, a woman can dispose of it and get a new one without shocking the entire community.” —Ann Strong, quoted in the Minneapolis Tribune in 1895

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Legendary Colorado River Wave ‘Big Sur’ Is Up

Legendary Colorado River Wave ‘Big Sur’ Is Up

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Big Sur is a legendary wave that is big enough to ride even a short surfboard (or an SUP or a kayak) when it’s at 24,000 cfs.

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A Film About Cycling The World And Finding Love

A Film About Cycling The World And Finding Love

| May 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

Janapar is a window into the vagaries of life and the wondrous possibilities.

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