Category Archives: North Carolina

Winter Dreams: Coasts and Shores

January, the most useless month. I wish I could sleep through it and wake up when the crocuses are finally nosing up through the grass. Here in Bethesda, the foot of snow that fell just over a week ago is mostly … Continue reading

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Different Strokes: 20 Bicycle Tours | # 2

Fully Supported Tours I took part in 10 fully supported tours over the past 13 years. They varied greatly in duration, numbers of riders, and the nature of the routes, but they also shared many similarities. On each tour, we stayed in … Continue reading

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Different Strokes: 20 Bicycle Tours | # 1

The First in a Series of Posts about Past Tours To celebrate turning 50 in 2003, I bought a touring bicycle and a full set of panniers, joined Adventure Cycling Association, and began learning about bicycle touring. By April of … Continue reading

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