Category Archives: Travel

Smith Rock to Sisters, OR: An Overnighter

A cyclist’s dream, the state of Oregon exudes bike friendliness. Portland, it’s most populous city, is a multitude of bike pathways and bike lanes and rates consistently in the top 5 cities in the country for most bikeable city; there … Continue reading

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South of South

Three planes, two buses, a shuttle and many kilometres on our feet we found ourselves in the deep Patagonia of Argentina and Chile. The vast area is renowned for it’s mountain towers, rolling pampas, layers of glaciers and wind!. We … Continue reading

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An Escape from the Snow: Biking SW Utah

By mid February, where we come from, the winter can seem endless. The days are a mix of grey skies and falling snow or sunny and cloudless with chilly winds and melting ice creating foot swallowing puddles along city sidewalks. … Continue reading

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Travels In Portugal (Part 5): The Atlantic Coast

And finally! the final instalment of our wonderful travels in Portugal. After three weeks of pedaling through the Portuguese countryside we arrived at the northwestern coast; beyond, as far as the eye could see, only blue ocean. It seemed fitting … Continue reading

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Travels In Portugal (Part 4): Tras-Os-Montes & Parque Nacional Da Peneda-Geres

We’ve fallen behind a bit in our recollection of stories and pictures of our adventures in Portugal. Here is Part 4 of our travels by bicycle through Portugal. Click to read Part 3, Part 2 or to start at the … Continue reading

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Travels In Portugal (Part 3): The Douro

A third installment of our cycling trip in Portugal. To read Part 2: The Beiras click here. To start from the beginning of the trip click here. The Douro valley: The Birthplace of Port

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Travels in Portugal (Part 2): The Beiras

The second of five posts of our adventures through Portugal. To read Part 1-our time in Lisbon click here. The Beiras: Hilltop castles & sleepy villages Lots of hills, sun and castles; the beginning of our cycling trip in Portugal.

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Travels In Portugal: Our Route

While we continue to finalize our 2nd post of our cycling trip through Portugal here’s a look at our route.

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Travels In Portugal

One month in Portugal. Three weeks of cycling through medieval towns, valleys of vineyards and granite strewn mountains. A wonderful country for cycle touring; quiet country roads, pleasant people and plenty of excellent coffee and pastry to fuel it all. … Continue reading

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Mighty Assiniboine

Mount Assiniboine-called the Matterhorn of the Rockies. And for good reason. This majestic peak stands tall and dominant among the others. Its beauty is awe inspiring; from the first peek to the last glance it’s hard to take your eyes … Continue reading

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