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Life Is a Bike,
New Cycling Column on Bikexchange.com By Gianna Bellofatto
We welcome this distinguished writer as a new columnist. Like the rest of us, Gianna views life from the saddle as a bountiful treasure. Uncover her fine prose in her two introductory installments...
An Invitation to the Open Road (Including "The Laws of Cycling")
St. Croix By Theresa Russell
Sure, you can do the tourist thing when your cruise ship docks here. Then again, you can explore the road less-traveled, and it will make "all the difference" on this island jewel. Robbie Frost would have done it by bike, for certain.
Your Bike for Public Transit By Harvey Botzman
Relax, not to worry: Here are the complete instructions, rates, methods, etc. for shipping your bike via public bus, rail or Tunisian camel. Prolific cycling tourbook author really delivers the goods, er, bike. (See his many books at Cyclotour Guide Books.)
Elegant Toughness: A Product Review of Arkel EX-56 Rear
Panniers By Theresa Russell
Our seasoned writer and youth tour operator samples an expensive pair of panniers while cranking 1500 miles along Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Are they worth the price tag? The verdict...
of Andy: Shorts from the Summer 2000 Ask the Mechanic
Column By Andy "The Mechanic" Wallen
A couple of dandy Question and Answer passages from the most recent edition of our "au repair extraordinaire's" Ask the Mechanic, including "Bent Wheel Blues" and "Sealants R Us."
On the Next Century of Bicycling...
We are staging a repeat performance of this time collection
of cycling thought during each season of the year 2000.
We asked Maurice Tierney,
Publisher, Dirt Rag, to
give a prediction for the next century...
"I predict we'll burn up all the fossil fuels in our SUV's and all start riding bikes
everywhere again. Then we'll live in a Utopian society where people actually get
along with each other. Peace."
The (tbe)X Files:
Timely selections from the Ghost of Features Past.
Vacation Tips For Bike Maniacs Who Travel With Non-Bikers By Jay T. McCamic
Our cranking (i.e., cranky?) Mark Twain lays out a summer vacation survival plan for bicycle junkies.
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