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A Cross-Country Tour with a Different Spin

A Hole in the Wind:  A Climate Scientist’s Bicycle Journey Across the United States David Goodrich, 2017 In 2011 David Goodrich celebrated his recent retirement by bicycling from Delaware to Oregon. He wasn’t a newcomer to bicycle travel. Goodrich had … Continue reading

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Florida Before Theme Parks

Backroads of Paradise: A Journey to Rediscover Old Florida Cathy Salustri, 2016 At the depth of the Great Depression in the 1930s, the federal Works Progress Administration created a program to put unemployed writers, librarians, teachers, and historians to work … 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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America on 5 Dollars a Day

The Road Headed West: A 6,000-Mile Cycling Odyssey Through North America Leon McCarron, 2014 I’m always on the lookout for a good cross-country travel tale, whether it involves cars, trains, or bicycles. The first bicycle travel book I read (and … Continue reading

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