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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    We all know about Mount Ventoux and the Stelvio, but how about some lesser known rides that should be on your bucket list. In this episode of GCN's Rides to Do Before You Die, they travel to Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands, which is an African archipelago that's part of Spain. This dreamy...
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    Joining the provinces of Sondrio and Brescia in Northern Italy, the Passo del Mortirolo is the Giro d'Italia's answer to a mischievous and often snow covered Passo di Gavia. Following a particularly legendary crossing of the Gavia in 1988, race organizers set out to find a suitable lower...
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    Editor's Note: This article is courtesy of the team at Art's Cyclery. The original post can be found here. What is One With Nature? One With Nature is a group of Californian environmental advocates promoting active outdoor lifestyles. O.W.N. believes the more time you spend outside, the more...
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    Erkki Punttila is a Finnish cyclist who loves his boat and riding bikes. Finding adventure doesn't mean selling all your belongings and flying across the world on a spiritual journey. You can find plenty of incredible scenery just outside your back door. https://vimeo.com/190873469 In this...
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    Cycling is a part of Copenhagen's DNA. Portland, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Denver. All four cities consistently earn high marks for their cycling friendly infrastructure. And now more and more U.S. cities are making strides to replicate their success. As a result America continues to see a...
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    Colorado's Rocky Mountains hold a special place in the stories and history of the American West. Inspired both by his personal history and the history of the region, Mavic communications manager Zack Vestal imagined a long route through these mountains. Remembering a particular breakthrough ride...
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    11,000 Miles, 3 Continents, 14 Countries, 102 Days: Q&A with Adventurer Reza Pakravan Pakravan pedaled roughly 107 miles per day for more than three months. Photo Courtesy Reza Pakravan Reza Pakravan is one tough cyclist. In 2013, he pedaled 11,000 miles from the Arctic Circle down the...
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    The breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Parkway greet you in Asheville, North Carolina. Photo by Kevin Hessler You've perhaps heard about Asheville, North Carolina in passing, but have never made the trip because more well-known cycling destinations have taken up your mental real estate. But...
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    Why Santa Cruz, CA? It's better to ask why not. Santa Cruz has the Pacific Ocean in the front yard and mountains in the back yard, making for an epic cycling destination. There are the usual places that go with the phrase "cycling vacation destination." Italy and France come readily to...
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    A new program by the BC family owned and operated hotel chain Accent Inns is going to make travelling with your bicycle a whole lot easier. The program, called "Bike Love," rolls out May 20, 2011 at all five Accent Inns' hotel locations in British Columbia, and is aimed at bike lovers who enjoy...
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