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Life on the road: thoughts on Japan

Yesterday marked five straight weeks of traveling by two wheels! The days have been varied, challenging, beautiful and never the same. Adjusting to life in Japan was harder than I initially thought it would be- the language barrier can be strong at times, not being able to read anything in Japanese is quite a hurdle, and convenience store employees were not nearly as willing to charge my phone as I thought they would be! 397 more words


CYCLING - safety and tips

It is a well known fact that cyclists sharing a road with motorized vehicles and have a run-in or collision never win. Precautions can be taken, of which one of the most important ones is COLOUR, according to the mantra “Be Seen/Be Safe”. 195 more words


Best books about Tour de France

The Tour de France is underway July 4 through 26, giving us most of the entire month to follow each day’s stage throughout France. Here are eight books to put you right into the action on the course. 366 more words


Atlantans studying Copenhagen bicycle system

What can Atlanta learn from the top cycling country in the world?

That’s what representatives from the Atlanta Regional Commission, the city of Atlanta and Atlanta Beltline Inc. 289 more words


The Doors

WP Photo Challenge: “Ready to walk on through? This week, share an image of a door.”

The captions tell the short story.

To friends in the U.S. 21 more words


The Danger of Chocolate Fondue

Two thousand three hundred and six-one (2,361).  My long ride today covered 48 miles and 2,500 feet of climbing in just over three hours.  Because I want you to think I’m fast, I’ll give you my excuse out now – there was a good head wind on my trip home.   376 more words