Posts filed under: Bike

Fun, party mimosas

First, I have to admit I stole adapted this idea from a picture I saw of friends on Facebook. While in NYC, they went to the Loopy Doopy Rooftop Bar and were treated to popsicles in their Prosecco. As soon as I saw those frozen treats nestled in a big glass of sparkling wine, I......
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Tour de France – ride, eat, craft

I wish we had a bigger kitchen. I try not to make it a habit of wishing for material things, but in this case, I allow myself to wallow. If we had a larger kitchen, we’d have more room to entertain and every July we would be able to host a Tour de France party......
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Transform a Book into a Travel Journal

Step one, get over the fact that you are going to cut up and paint on a book. Obviously, you might not want to alter a valuable book, but otherwise, it is just words printed on paper. It doesn’t have a soul…until you alter it and fill it with your soul. My main purpose for......
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See the world on two wheels – one night at a time

Bike travel. It means different things to different people, and to non-cyclists it probably sounds crazy. I’ll admit I am a little intimidated by cyclists who have the time and money to ride their bikes across the US, I wonder what that would be like. But since I am not a big fan of camping,......
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We’re in – National Bike Travel Weekend

We are registered and looking forward to participating in Adventure Cycling Association’s National Bike Travel Weekend on June 3-5, 2016. Adventure Cycling is promoting overnight bike travel by putting together a weekend where people all over the country can register their planned trip and participate in their own way. As soon as I heard about......
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New Cycling Friends through WarmShowers

When is the last time you met someone on a trail, took them home with you, shared a meal and some red wine, and welcomed them to stay in your spare bedroom? A little over a week ago this happened to Mike and I. In all honesty, we didn’t just happen to run into Paul......
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Tour de Parks – riding The Legacy Trail

What do they say about the best laid plans? Wanting to ride bikes and also support the initiative to extend The Legacy Trail into downtown Sarasota, Mike and I planned on riding the 35 mile route at Tour de Parks.We knew it was a well-organized ride, close to home and we might run into some......
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Pedal for Pups and Medal for Kendra

A blog post with only one photo? Yep, that’s all I have, I was having so much fun at Pedal for Pups that I forgot to take pictures, but I still wanted to share my experience. Pedal for Pups and Doggie Bones 5k is an annual event put on by local animal rescue Nate’s Honor......
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Florida Keys Bike Ride – addendum

I’ve had a few requests to post additional photos and information about of Key Largo to Key West bike ride. We had quite a few stops along the way that are worth mentioning: Save...
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Birthday Biking in the Florida Keys

The best laid plans… In celebration of my milestone 50th birthday, my husband and I planned a bike trip from Key Largo to key West. We had wanted to bike this route for awhile, so a big birthday seemed like a great reason to embark on the adventure. And what an adventure it was. Biking......
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