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How to Cycle the Otago Rail Trail on a Budget

The Otago Rail trail is New Zealand’s original cycling trail and widely considered the country’s premier biking route. If you’re looking for a real challenge, you’ll be disappointed. If you’re happy to pedal blissfully past tussock speckled hillsides toward lavender hued mountain ranges this 150 km … [Read More...]

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How to put your Bicycle on a Plane

People are often surprised to learn that I brought my bicycle with me overseas. They assume it is very expensive to do, but actually checking your bike doesn't have to cost anything. It also doesn't have to mean putting your bike at risk of being damaged in transit. Here's how I recommend you put … [Read More...]

View of Cincinnati from Devou Park

How to Fall in Love with Cincinnati on a Bicycle

People often say you find love when you least expect it. Perhaps the romantic spirit of the weekend sparked the spontaneous rendezvous. I was in town to see my best friend marry the love of his life. There may have been something brewing in the air. The cloud covered skies and cool breeze made it … [Read More...]

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