League of American Bicyclists


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  When it comes to traveling on your bike, short or long distance, it’s not always going to be smooth sailing… riding. It is not “if,” but “when” you will be harassed or yelled at by drivers. Some people suggest that this may be because we are disturbing the natural order of economics and evolution more »

6 Tips for Road Safety Bicycle Touring


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One of the things I am most proud of in my previous life as a business professional in a corporate environment is that I had the opportunity to volunteer and give back to my community.  I even won awards for my commitment to serving others and led huge efforts in rallying hundreds of volunteers to more »

Why I Volunteer & So Should You


News IKEA to sell electric bikes to eco-friendly commuters – IKEA is getting introducing a 60 lbs electric bike.called the FOLKVÄNLIG  which means “folk” and “friendly” in Swedish.  Not a surprising move as IKEA has always been a environmental friendly company which uses conscious packing techniques to reduce waste and renewable energy for their power more »

2014 – Week 23 – Internet Round Up



News Bicycle Times #29 Features The Path Less Pedaled – Laura Crawford of The Path Less Pedaled is featured on the cover of the latest issue.  A well deserved accomplishment as both Laura and Russ are doing great things up in Oregon to help boost the bicycle touring movement all over the country.  Definitely one more »

2014 – Week 22 – Internet Round Up


News Kentucky bicyclist charged with reckless driving – My initial reaction was a big at-a-girl for being courageous in her efforts to bring awareness of bicyclists in the Kentucky area but upon looking at her route to work, she clearly has a wide shoulder to ride on but chooses to be on the right lane.  I more »

2014 – Week 19 – Internet Round Up


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That was the question I had a few months ago when I signed up to be a LCI. This was the League of American Bicyclist‘s national program to allow me to teach bicycle safety to the public. But before I can become a LCI, I needed to take some prerequisites. Let me tell you how more »

To Train or Not To Train



News Bike Touring Seminar Videos – Our friend Erin Vasquez, blogs about the Bike Touring 101 videos on his FrontageRoads.com blog. He posted up 6 of the 7 videos available at the time. Be sure to check out video 7 as we go through Q & A with our audience. Click here to see the more »

2014 – Week 13 – Internet Round Up


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The third day of the conference kicked off with a big bang as Russ & Laura of The Path Less Pedaled, gave their presentation on marketing to the attendees of the conference.  We were then entertained by Andy Clarke, the Executive Director of the League of American Bicyclists, who delivered an important message on why more »

Day 3 of the 2013 National Bicycle Tourism Conference