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Jake Dean (Bicyclist Abroad)
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Although I try not to self-reference this blog within this blog, what you might call going “meta”, there’s no denying that there’s been little in the way of new posts the past couple months. The Blogger platform and Windows L...
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Whilst is a British way of saying “while”, though now that I think of it, I’ve never actually heard anyone use it before. Maybe on the BBC. Anyway, the Mrs. and I did not travel all the way to London just for the purposes of ...
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They have something similar in Anchorage, and I had completely forgotten about it until I saw your post. I really regret not tracking down all nine planets!
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Over the Borderline: riding to the westernmost point of Germany! http://www.bicyclistabroad.com/2015/09/over-borderline-selfkant-de.html
The borders of Central Europe have shifted many times over the last couple centuries, effected by war and revolution, rises to power and compromises between nations. Germany has had its share of reformations as well, most not...
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+Rebecca Olds  I've heard how much you enjoy tree tunnels. Did you ride through any on your tour thru Holland?
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Old-school cool.
When confronted (yes, "confronted" -- there's no other way to describe the 'smack into a brick wall feeling' of getting that call from siblings halfway round the world saying it's time to come home if you want to have that on...
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"Face the Sea"  The Hague, NL
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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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We’re still learning to navigate the holiday season in this part of the world; somewhere between St. Martin’s and Christmas Day, Christmas trees become available to purchase. These Weihnachtsbaumen, or Kerstbomen to the Dutch...
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Giethoorn Holland, a Village with no roads only paths for bikes...
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If you ever want to get away from city life and find peace in a beautiful place, the perfect destination for you is Giethoorn in the Netherlands.Beautiful nature, old houses, ride boats in channels or walk after numerous wooden bridges … Simply, it is a place that offers you relaxation and also to briefly forget…
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Having visited other Belgian cities (well, mostly Bruges) several times over without having stopped to see Brussels, we decided to pay a visit to the capital city on our anniversary weekend. We booked our accommodations at th...
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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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Second Class Citizen
endlessvelolove.blogspot.com

About a week ago, I had some errands to run around town. It was actually a lovely, albeit brisk, autumn day with a small amount of ice on so

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)
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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