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My Adventures on a Bike Friday

The inspiration to begin biking in Latin America and later Europe came from the arrival of my 50th birthday in 1997. A few years before, I had written a story for Oregon Cycling paper about ATP (Advanced Training Products) in … Continue reading

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2014: Cycling Historic Waterways from Quebec City to Buffalo

(Cycle-Touring the St. Lawrence, Lake Champlain and Erie Canal) If you are a regular reader of Bicycle Paper, you may recall I’ve written about my discovery of the lost art of canal biking in my home city of London, and … Continue reading

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The “Coffee, Canals and Clerkenwell” Tour of London

In January of this year, I found myself back in Greenwich, England, where I was born and raised, with my trusty Bike Friday, exploring the streets I last rode in 1972. Since I had lived in the Northwest for 40 … Continue reading

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Biking Chiloe Island – Off the Beaten Path

If you can find Chile on the map, then you must be aware of its outstanding physical feature. It is, of course, by a large margin, the longest, narrowest country in the world. So narrow, in fact, that it’s only … Continue reading

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2013: A Pilgrim’s Progress along the Camino de Santiago

A Secular Pilgrim Rides the “Camino de Velo”   Copyright P. Marsh After witnessing the arrival of the 10th-placed sailor in the Vendee Globe Round the World Yacht Race in February, I continued my N-S bike journey along France’s Atlantic … Continue reading

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2006: Cancun to Celestun–Crossing the Yucatan on a Mt. Bike

Part 1: 12 Reasons Not to Travel Overseas with a Standard Full–Size Bike The plan was simple: I would give my Bike Friday a year off from the wear-and-tear of another journey in Latin America and instead take an old … Continue reading

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2010: Sea-to-Summit of the Dominican Republic

Bike and Hike to the Highpoint of the Caribbean   C. P.Marsh After the last two winters when I only got as far as my Mexican dentist opposite Yuma, Arizona, I was keen to go outside the US for more … Continue reading

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2001: I’ll Take the Low Road–Cycling Across Death Valley

Crossing the California Desert and High Sierra             Copyright Peter J. Marsh A few days into the new year, we saw the pictures of the first ascent of the 3,000-foot Dawn Wall in Yosemite Valley by Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson. … Continue reading

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