Adventure Cyclist (May 2016)

Adventure Cyclist (May 2016)

Language: English

Pages: 52

ISBN: 2:00364986

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Overview: Images of Fearless Travelers: Early Round-the-Worlders, Bicycling Across Persia, A Terrible Climber in Italy, Part II, Willie Weir Meets Zeke

Race to the Top of the World: Richard Byrd and the First Flight to the North Pole

The Eternal War (TimeRiders, Book 4)

Pegasus and the Fight for Olympus (Pegasus, Book 2)

The Templar Legacy (Cotton Malone, Book 1)











explorer, teacher, and writer. His first bike trip, Silk Road in Winter, took him from Istanbul to Kazakhstan through occasionally unfortunate weather. You can read more about his travels at ADVENTURECYCLING.ORG 31 Cyclesense Stressed? Go for a ride. PERFECT TENSION BY NICK LEGAN I was a teenager some 20-plus years ago. I was upset about something school related, and while I steamed away telling my dad about it, he listened calmly. He stopped me after a particularly good

facing the organization was this: no matter whether you are a Fortune 500 company, a nonprofit, a baseball team, or a hospital, if your “Didn’t you run something once?” Joel Meier asked me in June 1977. Joel was the president of the Bikecentennial board of directors and a professor at the University of Montana. “A prison.” There was a noticeable shifting among the other board members. They barely knew me, just as I barely knew them. At this particular meeting the board outnumbered staff six to

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Picklesimer EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Alex Strickland CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Willie Weir Patrick O’Grady Dan D’Ambrosio Jan Heine June Siple Josh Tack COPY COORDINATOR Dan Meyer ART DIRECTOR Greg Siple TECHNICAL EDITOR Nick Legan EXECUTIVE EDITOR Michael Deme MAY 2016 DAVID KROODSMA set out on a “purposeful” ride of his own years ago, but for his story on the subject (page 12), David spoke with other riders who

justification that people either implied or stated explicitly is that they had taken on a cause in part because they didn’t feel like they could take such a long vacation without doing something meaningful — both because of how they would feel about themselves and because of how their peers would perceive their efforts. Brooks of Ribbon of Road, who quit his job to ride across the Americas, said, “It was much easier to tell people that we were going to raise $50,000 for diabetes by biking to

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