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Travel Guide

Travel Guide

By on Jan 12, 2015

Travel Guide for Cyclists – United States Between 1990 and 2009, the number of cycling trips rose by over 60 percent in the United States. Whether you bike for pleasure or sport, it’s easy to combine your cycling lifestyle with your passion for travel by planning a trip to one of the top bike friendly cities in America. These cities were chosen due to the...

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Packing Up

Packing Up

By on Dec 16, 2014

Packing Up, Heading Home, and Why Has This Been Important?   – Five Oceans, Three countries, Seven Weeks It was December 1st. The weather was warm but very unsettled. Kiwi’s have an expression: “Spring in New Zealand is all four seasons in one day”. Our last week there lived up to this; we experienced alternating rain, hot sun, 40 mph winds and lovely...

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs

By on Dec 16, 2014

Hot Springs R’ Us   11/26/14 – Rotorua is the geothermal center of the New Zealand Universe, and we soaked it up! Our ride took us along a hot spring trail. The prior day’s trek pushed us to our limits, and an easier day was in order; our muscles ached. On the positiv e side, we didn’t have sore bums or wrists!  I really love the Carbon Comfort seat, and...

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Goal met!

Goal met!

By on Nov 26, 2014

Goal met! Waihi to Te Oraha to Waimato Falls   Like many countries, New Zealand is promoting bike tourism and, to that point, has reclaimed old rail lines and converted them to bike paths. Our path today utilized 44 kilometers of that track, followed by an additional 25 kilometers to the county’s highest waterfall. This rail line was built in the early 1900’s...

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Olfactory

Olfactory

By on Nov 25, 2014

An Olfactory Organism   Biking New Zealand is a sensory overload. While biking down roads, one hits wave upon wave of floral calling cards.  In the hills, Honeysuckle clings from the hillside; in the farmland, wild roses choke the hedgerows; fields are wild with pink heather; every stream bed is laden with moss; ferns and lilies burst out of the rocks; jasmin...

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End of the World

End of the World

By on Nov 25, 2014

It’s the End of the World As We Know It…   The northern end that is, of the north island of New Zealand….Whew, nothing dire. Taking the advice of locals, we caught a bus to the lighthouse on Cape Regina, where the Tasman Sea collides with the South Pacific. Words and photos don’t do the place justice.  The Pacific, warm and deep blue swirling south,...

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