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1000 miles

Plan to ride your bike 1,000 miles
Biking

YOU can bike 1,000 miles in 2016

I'm going to ride my bike 1,000 miles this year.  Want to ride along? It sounds like a lot of mileage, but like anything else in life, if you break it into manageable chunks, it's very doable.  It's so doable, in fact, that a newbie can do it.  YOU can do it.  I know this because I have done it before, and I started out as a total noob. Before we do the math and…
Biking

My journey of 1,000 miles

Biking Back in the Day I grew up biking in a tiny town in the country, back in the days when kids were allowed to explore the outdoors without supervision, helmets, or GPS trackers.  During summer vacation, I spent many hours either swimming or riding my bike. My bike was not exercise back then - it was a combination of joy and transportation. It got me out of town onto the curvy, hilly roads with…