CrossRoads Cycling Adventures Cross Country Tour – Across the Desert to Blythe – Day 4

There was a party at Desert Center today!  Music, PB&J, chips and cold drinks.  Riding across the desert to Blythe is never an easy task, but today riders enjoyed "not too hot" temperatures and a few tail winds along...

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CrossRoads Cycling Adventures Cross Country Tour – Heading for Indio, CA – Day 3

Heading for Indio means climbing out of Riverside before finding a few miles of flats and then SAG 1.  After that, its another climb that allows each rider to realize they've made the decision to challenge themselves.  Look at...

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CrossRoads Cycling Adventures Cross Country Tour – Wheel Dip at Manhattan Beach – Day 2

An amazing group of cyclists dipped their wheels this morning at Manhattan Beach Pier in the Pacific Ocean just before beginning the journey of a life time.  Over the next seven weeks they will ride 3,400 miles together from...

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CrossRoads Cycling 2018 Cross Country Tour – Rider Blogs

CrossRoads Cycling 2018 Cross Country Tour - Rider Blogs are posted by invitation only.  All 2018 riders and participants are invited to share their personal blogs on the CrossRoads Cycling Adventures by Big Dream Bike Tours site.  Enjoy! www.swisscyclingacrossamerica.blogspot.com. http://brucebikestheusa.blogspot.com www.lifewithedge.com https://mruane1953.blogspot.com https://cbsbikes.com http://www.captaincentury.com https://bikeall50.blogspot.com/2018            

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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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