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The amount of buzz and excitement generated from this trip was way beyond anything I had expected or experienced. When it was all said and done, we had 16 RSVPs, 116 comments, 13 riders, 12 campers, 5 new bike tourists, and 2 dogs in baskets jump on board a beautiful weekend ride on March 26th more »

Ride Report: San Clemente to San Elijo

Bike Touring With Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner 2
When bike tourists think about their next trip, it is most certain that planning would involve having to either take a plane or even a train. My preference is to take the train to get to my starting point or come home from my destinations. Taking the train has so many up sides compared to more »

Bike Touring with Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner

Ride Report: Oceanside to Kumeyaay Lake Campground 5
I recently completed my Trans Europe bike tour at the end of June and have been jonesing to go on another bike tour. So when it came time to figure out where to take my Los Angeles Self Supported Bicycle Touring MeetUp group for the month of July, I decided to find something in the more »

Ride Report: Oceanside to Kumeyaay Lake Campground

“Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.” – Margaret J. Wheatley, Writer & Behavior Management Consultant Like many businesses and blogs out there, this is the time to reflect on 2014. That is why you might be seeing an influx of self-reflecting blog posts more »

2014: A Year in Review

CicloSDias 6th Street
When I was working on my travel plans for the National Bicycle Tourism Conference for November 5th to November 8th, I was reminded by someone in my social network that November 9th was the day of San Diego’s very own open street event, CicloSDias, a very clever name.  I was curious to see how this more »

CicloSDias: An Angeleno’s Perspective

National Bicycle Tourism Conference Badge 2
This is the first of a two-part article going over my experience at the conference for the first two days. The second part is found here. Do you remember about the same time last year I traveled to Coralville, Iowa to attend the National Bicycle Tourism Conference (NBTC)? If you don’t remember, check out my more »

2014 National Bicycle Tourism Conference (Part 1 of 2)

News 6 Freeway Removals That Changed Their Cities Forever – Fascinating look at 6 freeway removals that changed their cities forever!  Gizmodo shows us the before and after effect when a city decides to remove its freeway.  The results across the board is a richer community experience.  Examples from South Korea to Madrid as well more »

2014 – Week 14 & 15 – Internet Round Up