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Brian the Vancouver bicycle angle

Angels on every corner

Editor’s Note: This is an amazing story of faith, trust, intuition and a bicycle angle all framed in the adventure of losing a bicycle and having it miraculously returned.

My bike got nicked while I was running the door for PattiPow’s choir concert, at the Korean Hall at Hastings & Clark. The ol’ slippery pole trick got me. I locked my bike to a sign post with not-one-but-two heavy-duty U-locks, and even gave the pole a firm tug to ensure that it was solid before I walked away. The thief simply pulled out the bolt at the bottom of the post and slid it out. Bike vanished, U-locks and all.


Andrej Berlec and his Solar-Powered Bicycle.

Solar-Powered Bicycle

Editor’s Note: After suffering knee pains, Andrej Berlec invented his own solar bicycle. Now he can ride up to 250 km per day. He doesn’t have a lot of money left after building his prototype so he hopes to launch a Kickstarter Project to fund mass production. By Andrej Berlec Location: Slovenia Invention of a… Continue Reading


Tom Allen and Leon McCarron walk heroically again through the mountains of Iran

Karun River, Iran. From Source to Sea.

We’ve heard a lot of great things about traveling Iran — history, hospitality, cuisine — and Tom Allen’s unique journey traveling the Karun River from source to sea proves that and more. Be sure to watch the trailer to his film below, a successful Kickstarter project and “Official selection of the Kendal Mountain Festival 2015.


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For Those Who Want More From Life

Mark Jason explains his motivation for riding a bicycle around the world and gives some advice for living life to the fullest.


Dennis’ Bicycle Ride Around the World

Follow the adventures of Dennis and Scott as they ride their bicycles around the world. This is one of the few examples we have left of travelogues prior to the invention blogs and social media. Even though email made communicating almost instantaneous and effortless, it was still impossible to reach a large audience. So The… Continue Reading


The Lake Lagunitas Dirt Romp

Backyard Adventures By Jen Dalton “It’s not a party till something gets broken,” Jen said with a questioning tilt in her voice and a large smile. This after she’d jumped and skirted around far too many sharp rocks for my very bald tires to handle. Kirk was visibly exasperated, sweat pouring down his forehead in… Continue Reading


Dalton’s Backyard Adventures

By Jen Dalton Six Rivers National Forest Jen and friends take off riding their road bikes along challenging paths and taking on whatever comes their way. June 1, 2000 Exploring My New Home Jen sets out to explore her new “hood”, the nooks and crannies of San Anselmo. June 6, 2000 The Lake Lagunitas Dirt… Continue Reading


Thailand and Laos by Bike

By Stacy Fowler with Elz Cuya Our nine to five jobs certainly take a toll on us. That’s why you want to be certain you get the most out of your vacation. One World Bicycle Expeditions in Thailand promises exactly that, through eco-tourism. Torsak and Katie. Photos courtesy of One World Bike Expeditions. Eco-tourism offers… Continue Reading


Exploring My New Home

Backyard Adventure By Jen Dalton Read more of Dalton’s Backyard Adventures By Jen Dalton The landscape of my backyard changed this week. For quite a time, the backyard was a mass of paved hills lining Twin Peaks in San Francisco. Hopping on my bike, Poppy Jr. and heading out for a spin involved a trip… Continue Reading


Six Rivers National Forest

Backyard Adventure By Jen Dalton Jen glides along a straight-away – wondering if the guys will ever catch up. Read more of Dalton’s Backyard Adventures By Jen Dalton Many adventures require months of planning, gathering and saving; others take no planning at all and begin in your own backyard. Our friends, Mike and Bill, invited… Continue Reading


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