Biking Östergötland’s Gôta Kanal By Marcie J. Bushnell Summer cycling in Sweden is akin to savoring a smorgasbord of Swedish seafood. There’s a tremendous variety of both fresh and salt water entrees and everything begs to be tasted. The Cycling Sweden brochures, scattered randomly across our living room table, present an idyllic eight-day menu featuring the […]
There is no other way to get as close to a place as when you are riding a bike. Our travel writers have ridden b bikes all over the world, and here they share adventures on two wheels.
By Elizabeth Dickinson Sitting on the edge of the road, legs hanging over the side, feet just above a ledge of rock and mysterious plants, I regrouped, gazing at a canyon thousands of meters below that grew thousands of meters above. It was spread in thick, Amazonian foliage. Thin streams of waterfalls spouted from troughs […]
Wallace Idaho Discovers a Silver Lining By Karin Leperi Billed as the “Silver Capital of the World,” Wallace is a living ghost town located in what is known as the Silver Valley of northern Idaho. And though the town has about 1,000 residents, nevertheless, Wallace packs a powerful punch for its small size. These days, […]
Experience the splendor of the country from a bicycle By Shannon Broderick Forget planes, trains, or automobiles–bicycling is one of the best ways to see an unfamiliar country. And where better than Vietnam? Despite a rich history, pristine beaches, and delicious food, portions of the country are virtually untouched by tourism and retain strong customs […]
Re-cycling on the East Coast Greenway in Florida and Georgia By Herb Hiller Can boondock trails save the vanishing South? Can cyclists on thousand-dollar bikes restore a fading way of life? Factories a century ago helped lessen rural poverty in Henry Grady’s New South. Yet, while time has tempered memories of slavery and Jim Crow, […]
A Biking mecca in Northern California By Ted Lux Got a few days to spare on your visit to Southern California? Here’s a great suggestion-Solvang and the surrounding Santa Barbara wine country is waiting for you. Great biking around Solvang Nestled within scenic hills and cow-strewn canyons, about a 35-minute-drive north of Santa Barbara, our […]