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On Sept. 10, when Helena natives Ashley Holshue and Sam Orsello pedaled into Columbus, New Mexico with 2,934 miles passionately engraved into their treads, they felt the inexorable truth behind Hemingway’s words.
PHILADELPHIA (BRAIN) — Pat Cunnane, president and CEO of Advanced Sports International, will be the keynote speaker this Saturday at the Bicycling Event Directors Conference. Michael Nutter, Philadelphia's mayor and a longtime supporter of bicycle advocacy in the city, is expected to welcome attendees.
Missoula, Montana, November 4, 2014 — As 2014 winds down, bicycle tourism and travel continue to zoom upward – and around the planet. In its third biennial survey, Adventure Cycling Association has found that the bicycle tourism sector in the U.S., and globally, is becoming more prominent, more lucrative, and is changing to meet consumer demands.
CUMBERLAND, Md. — Undoubtedly, there is a demographic of people in their 50s and early 60s who have fantasies of unshackling themselves from the workplace in another five or 10 years and bicycling off onto roads less traveled, in a world of splendid scenery, colorful people and spotty shower facilities.
Last fall when Adventure Cycling hinted at a new mountain bike route linking up hot springs in central Idaho, some close friends and I immediately began scheming. Here I was fresh from scouting Oregon Outback and knew I wanted something bigger and with more singletrack. Tougher but with more hot springs. Well we got it.
The Experience: Riding a bicycle across America certainly isn’t new. Thomas Stevens completed the first transcontinental bike ride, amounting to 3,700 miles from San Francisco to Boston, over three and a half months in 1884. He accomplished this on a penny farthing, the classic Victorian-era bicycle with a 50-inch-diameter front wheel—which was, of course, a single-speed, fixed-gear bike.