Posts by Category: Travel

Haleakala

There are those words that are their own definition, that beg understanding as they roll off the tongue. Haleakala is a word of binary importance. Either it means nothing to you because ...

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The Transfăgărășan Highway

The north side of Romania’s Transfăgărășan Highway I’m back home, finally, from nearly three weeks on the road, most of which was accompanied by Internet access that ranged between ...

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RAGBRAI: The Team Bus

I’m going to go out on a limb, if a very short one, and suggest that there’s not a cycling event on the planet whose participants exhibit more humor in the approach to the ride than ...

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RAGBRAI: Survival

I’m going to tell you that I’m not really suited to RAGBRAI, but when I say that I mean something very specific. I don’t mean that I don’t like Iowa, or that I dislike being on the road with ...

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RAGBRAI: Day 3

I once wrote that there is no one great truth to the city of Los Angeles. By that I meant that you can’t hold up any idea, any location, any product, any star, any “thing” as ...

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2012 Sea Otter Classic

The iconic, innovative and elusive Chris Chance. In telling members of my family that I was headed to Monterey for a week—without my wife or son—there were, inevitably, questions about just what ...

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Birthday Ride

With the Santa Anas blowing LA is a city of clear skies and warm temperatures. As cyclists we may measure time a bit more observantly than some. Sure, we follow the course of a year the same as ...

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A Ride with Ritte

Ritte Racing’s Spencer Canon has been on my radar ever since he started his blog. I didn’t know who he was, but I knew he was one of mine. He had the knowledge of a lifer geek and a ...

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