Tag Archives: Bicycle Tours

Postcards from Florida

A Springtime Road (and Cycling) Trip In mid-March, as winter lost its rather weak grip on the Mid-Atlantic region, I packed up the car and headed south to Florida for a 2½-week trip. (See the route in Florida here.) New … Continue reading

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Remembering David Lamb

While reading an article about the Trek 520 touring bicycle in a recent issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine, these startling words snagged my attention: “But when it comes to finding out what the bike is truly capable of, I tip … Continue reading

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From Home to Harpers Ferry (and Antietam) by Bicycle

I have taken many long-distance cycling trips since I became interested in bicycle travel. But I hadn’t done the one thing I’d really wanted to do all along: roll my bicycle out of my back yard in Bethesda, Maryland, and … Continue reading

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My Pacific Coast Bike Tour—Ten Years Later

This September marks ten years since my Pacific Coast bicycle tour, the longest, most difficult, and most adventurous trip of my life. I wanted to challenge myself to an extent I never had before, to accomplish something truly impressive and demanding, even a … Continue reading

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Bike Florida Rolls On

Old Tours, New Tours, and Possible Future Tours In late March or early April each year, hundreds of winter-weary bicyclists from across the country, and even from other countries, migrate to the Sunshine State for the first big cycling event … Continue reading

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