Historic Folsom Pedal Stop Rides – LET’S RIDE LADIES!

What exactly is a Historic Folsom Pedal Stop Ride?  In short, it's a social ride starting at the Pedal Stop in Historic Downtown Folsom designed to explore the Parkway.  Read about the Pedal Stop here. It was our pleasure to lead...

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Cross Country Bike Tour – Nutrition for Success!

Nutrition is important when you ride your bike, and especially important when you decide to ride across the country. The way you choose to eat and hydrate is all a part of the training your body will need starting...

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How to Ride Your Bike in the Heat

  When you ride across the United States it is important to know how to ride your bike in the heat as you will most likely ride on some hot days in the desert.  These days will test you, but...

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Great Scott! Bike and Walk Event!

Q. What is the Great Scott! Bike and Walk Event? A. More than 30 miles of beautiful country roads, centered around Scott Road, where only cyclists and pedestrians are permitted for 7 hours. Q. What's the entry fee? A. The ride is FREE and...

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How to Safely Maneuver Through Intersections

  Part of riding across the country is knowing how to safely maneuver through intersections.  Often, riders spend much of their training time preparing for tour by riding with groups on bike trails or rural roads.  The weekend group ride...

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Rest Day 1 in Flagstaff, AZ – How about a visit to the Grand Canyon?

IT'S YOUR FIRST REST DAY!  Flagstaff is a wonderful place to visit, and close enough to the Grand Canyon for a day trip by car. Car rentals are easy to find. Enterprise, Budget, and  Alamo are all close by.  You may want to ask if...

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Rest Day 2 in Santa Fe, NM – Southwest Color in the Capital City

Here you are in the capital city of New Mexico!  The history, the color, the food, and the shopping in the Southwest is unique and not easily forgotten.  You may just want to buy something very special and ship...

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Rest Day 3 in Dodge City, KS – Cowboy Country

The cowboy rode his horse, but you've arrived in Dodge City on your bike after three weeks in the saddle.  The bike saddle that is! Wikipedia tells us that Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United...

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Rest Day 4 in Hannibal, Missouri – On the Mississippi River

By request, Hannibal, Missouri, on the Mississippi River is now the forth rest day on the Sea-to-Shining-Sea Cross Country Tour.  Why?  There are many reasons to spend a day on the Mississippi River, and especially in Hannibal.  Home of...

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Rest Day 5 in Erie, PA – A Day by the Lake

You are now eight days from the Atlantic Ocean and Lake Erie is just what you need!  With four rest days and thirty-five riding days behind you it's time to kick off your (bike) shoes and do something different...

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