Tag: Cycling Stories

No Pedaling Necessary In Peru’s Sacred Valley

No Pedaling Necessary In Peru’s Sacred Valley

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

We took in majestic views of the famous Urubamba River flowing far below and snow-capped peaks jutting high above as we rode the grassy riverside trails passing through the ancient Inca roads that carved the desert highlands and deep canyons. There were many ruins, some waterfalls, a few stone huts built sometime in the 15th century, and llamas galore along the way.

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Motivated by the Unknown

Motivated by the Unknown

| March 4, 2014 | 2 Comments

“It is the unknown around the corner that turns my wheels.” –Heinz Stucke, German long-distance touring cyclist

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Nurturing a Passion for Bikes

Nurturing a Passion for Bikes

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Participants in the August 30th charity ride will enjoy a 35- or 56-mile road ride, topping out at 11,018 feet on the iconic and incredibly scenic Red Mountain Pass.

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Top 10 Adventurous Women of 2013

Top 10 Adventurous Women of 2013

| January 3, 2014 | 18 Comments

2013 was a great year for women in sports and the outdoors! Here are some notable achievements that have inspired us this past year.

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The Road Not Ridden: Afghanistan’s First Female Cycling Team

The Road Not Ridden: Afghanistan’s First Female Cycling Team

| December 31, 2013 | 3 Comments

A former road bike racer gets a chance to ride with Afghanistan’s first women’s cycling team.

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The End of “The Way”: Traditions That Never End

The End of “The Way”: Traditions That Never End

| December 9, 2013 | 3 Comments

In the final installment of a four-part series on biking the Camino de Santiago, our pilgrim, Gigi Ragland, discusses her arrival at the journey’s end: Santiago de Compostela.

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A “Cycling Pilgrim’s” Journey along the Camino de Santiago: Part 3

A “Cycling Pilgrim’s” Journey along the Camino de Santiago: Part 3

| November 15, 2013 | 4 Comments

In Part 3 of a four-part series, travel editor, Gigi Ragland, discusses the highs and lows of biking the Camino.

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A Cycling Pilgrim’s Journey along the Camino de Santiago in Spain: Part 2

A Cycling Pilgrim’s Journey along the Camino de Santiago in Spain: Part 2

| October 30, 2013 | 4 Comments

Our travel editor, Gigi Ragland, discusses her transition from “cyclist” to “pilgrim” while traveling the Camino de Santiago–on bicycle–in Part 2 of this four part series.

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The Joy of a Ride, The Joy of Eating

The Joy of a Ride, The Joy of Eating

| October 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

Instead of focusing on “eating clean” or achieving “hardcore cyclist” status, just relax and enjoy yourself. You may find that you begin treating your body better as a result.

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Napa Valley Film Fest 2013 Will Showcase Films Written and Directed by Women

Napa Valley Film Fest 2013 Will Showcase Films Written and Directed by Women

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

The third annual Napa Valley Film Fest features some fantastic documentaries about women making a difference. Grab your girlfriends and head to the Left Coast for a weekend you won’t soon forget…unless you drink too much wine!

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3 Reasons to Find Your Inner Athlete

3 Reasons to Find Your Inner Athlete

| October 17, 2013 | 3 Comments

We all face obstacles and painful loss in our lives at some point. How does tapping into our “inner athlete” keep us strong in our body and soul?

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A Cycling Pilgrim’s Journey along the Camino de Santiago in Spain: Part 1

A Cycling Pilgrim’s Journey along the Camino de Santiago in Spain: Part 1

| October 15, 2013 | 7 Comments

Our travel editor, Gigi Ragland, discusses why she chose to travel to one of the most famous religious sites in the world–on bicycle–in Part 1 of this four part series.

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