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Jake Dean (Bicyclist Abroad)
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Travelling in Europe via multi-modal transportation: http://www.bicyclistabroad.com/2015/07/railways.html 
#biketouring   #trains   #Germany   #NEtherlands   #rails   #Bicycles  
Many people romanticize rail travel, even though the age of billowing steam and luxiurious passenger coaches has long since passed. Still, taking the train can be a good way to get to your destination in Europe without having...
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  I'd never really heard of the Hague until recently when some friends suggested we spend the weekend there. "Where's the place?" "Somewhere on the coast." "Alright." went the conversation. Looking then at a map, I see that i...
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Having now returned from a couple weeks worth of globetrotting, I can reflect on the experience enough to whip up an overdue blog post. Sadly, this trip was exclusively as a pedestrian, and the places we visited were probably...
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I saw the future, and it was filled with bike lanes, free education, and free healthcare. It was also filled with cigarette smoke and broken glass, but you can’t have everything, right? This past weekend, the Mrs. and I took ...
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The long awaited Day Ride in France!  It was in fact an exceedingly long day: one of the cats woke us at 2am following which we did not get back to sleep. The alarm went off at 04.15 and we did not get home until 00.15 the ne...
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The forecast was 90% chance of precipitation. All day. Still, I was restless, it was the last day of Spring Break, and needed to go for a ride. I also wanted to take photos. Maybe I’d just open an umbrella and shoot locally. ...
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"Face the Sea"  The Hague, NL
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Lasers!
#cycling   #lights   #review   #niterider  
  The age-old adage “good things come in small packages” seems entirely appropriate here.  Like many others, I too nerd-out over cool new tools and gadgets that improve upon the simplicity or function of like-designed product...
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Riding a bicycle in Amsterdam often feels like an amusement park ride where the admission is free. Here are 12 Observations of riding in this amazing city.
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I'm back on the bike.
I had finished a rather lengthy ride in some pretty brutal wind, got off the bike, and carried on with business as usual. The next morning, I couldn’t bend my leg without feeling some rather intense pain. Stairs were a proble...
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Münster is a city in North Rhein-Westphalia, and is known as Germany’s bicycle capitol. The Mrs. and I had planned to spend the weekend there, checking out the city and touring on our bikes to a couple of the castles in the s...
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The forecast was 90% chance of precipitation. All day. Still, I was restless, it was the last day of Spring Break, and needed to go for a ride. I also wanted to take photos. Maybe I’d just open an umbrella and shoot locally. ...
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Witness as an ordinary American rides his bicycle in mysterious foregin lands!
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Railways
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Many people romanticize rail travel, even though the age of billowing steam and luxiurious passenger coaches has long since passed. Still, t

Niterider Sentinel Review
subjectivecyclist.blogspot.com

The age-old adage “good things come in small packages” seems entirely appropriate here. Like many others, I too nerd-out over cool new tools

Wearing Out the Dogs
thecandidcyclist.blogspot.com

If you have young dogs you understand that the best thing to keep a dog out of trouble is keeping them well exercised! Surprisingly enough m

Der unsichtbare Radfahrer
dasfahrradblog.blogspot.com

Der Radfahrer in der Presse: gerne übersehen, oft touchiert, ohne Helm längst tot und gegen Verkehrsregeln verstoßend, die niemand korrekt e

The art of living well, or... well, living the art.
spokenscene.blogspot.com

A mid-week miracle happened the other day. It was sunny and beautiful outside at the very same time that I had a few hours on my hands. It w

The Flat Tire: Outside the Box
theflattire.blogspot.com

I don't know why but I was compelled to purchase one of these olden days box cameras. Okay, I really liked the deco looks. These cameras are

Walmart Fat Bikes - And the Perils of Being a Part-Time Blogger
bikeretrogrouch.blogspot.com

So I was in the process of putting together a Retro-grouchy article on Walmart Fat Bikes when, taking a break to see what else is going on i

"Dry Cold" and "Wet Cold"
lovelybike.blogspot.com

A couple of days ago I woke to a beautiful sight: For the first time this season, the mountains outside my window were capped with a dusting

Early Morning Cyclist Inspiration
thecandidcyclist.blogspot.com

Not quite cold enough to ride the trails, not quite nice enough to ride a road bike. The Bridgstone (tank) is getting it's workout. While I

Participant prize
interurbancycling.blogspot.com

I'm reluctant to ever say anything negative about the cycling community, we're small and usually under fire already, so saying anything nega

Cycle Jerk: Thank You Sprocket Man!
cyclejerk.blogspot.com

My daughter just attended a safety demonstration put on by Montgomery County. I have to give the county props, they sent a ladder truck and

In Search of Singletrack
www.bicyclistabroad.com

Okay, so I’ll admit that even as a bicycle enthusiast, mountain biking wasn’t something I particularly cared for. It was always portrayed as

Nightride to Oktoberfest (Coffeeneuring Waypoint No. 3)
www.bicyclistabroad.com

Something that I learned since moving to Germany is that Oktoberfest is not a one-time event, nor is it necessarily in the month of October.

anniebikes: Coffeeneuring 2014 - First Cup
anniebikes.blogspot.com

Coffeeneuring 2014, a challenge put on by M.G. of Chasing Mailboxes blog.

So I Went Automobile Shopping...
kentsbike.blogspot.com

So I went automobile shopping the other day... I know, I know, you're probably thinking “Why would you do such a silly thing as that, a man

Natural Progression Vol. 1
josiebikelife.blogspot.com

Progression. That is a word that I never expected myself to actually say when it came to mountain biking. The photo to the left would be my

The Wald 520 (Official Bicyclist Abroad Review #1)
www.bicyclistabroad.com

Wald Sports is an American company that has been quietly manufacturing bicycle components and accessories since before the invention of the