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2019

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2018

Biking from Hartford to Cambridge 2018

For Father’s Day Weekend 2018, I biked from Hartford thru Worcester to Cambridge MA to meet up with my family and visit my son Eli. This was a short 2-day, 1...

Biking from Hartford to Cape Cod 2018

For years I’ve been waiting for an opportunity to bike from Hartford thru Providence RI to Cape Cod MA. I had to put off this trip several times because we u...

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2017

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2016

Southern Florida loop 2016-17

Follow my bike tour around Southern Florida from Dec 30th, 2016 to Jan 3rd, 2017. Click items in the map to view details, or view the full-screen map and pho...

Reading Outside Lies Magic

My new friend Jeff Allred at Hunter College learned of our shared interest in cycling, and recommended that I read John Stilgoe’s Outside Lies Magic: Regaini...

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2015

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2014

Free bike-friendly map for your website

Does your cycling organization need to display customized bike routes on your website? Try http://bit.ly/bikemapcode, a free and open-source tool that can ea...

Oddities on the Oregon bike trail

Here’s just a few of the odd things that happened to catch my eye during my Northwest bike trip through Oregon. Of course, there’s far more out there, and I ...

My Culinary Guide to Corvallis

[](http://jackbikes.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/MountainBikeTrailOR.jpg)My expression when realizing I was on a mountain bike trail.

People I Met on the Pacific Coast Trail

Biking along the Pacific Coast Trail provided me with several hours of solitude, huffing and puffing up and down hills while enjoying ocean scenery. But thos...

Biking Hills versus Tunnels

[](http://jackbikes.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/CapeLookoutHill.jpg)Climbed 850 feet within 2 miles, just south of Cape Lookout State Park.

Biking with Eleanor Roosevelt

[](http://jackbikes.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/220px-Eleanor_Roosevelt_portrait_1933.jpg)Eleanor Roosevelt (Wikimedia)

Biking makes me VERY hungry

My goals for this bike trip are to have fun and lose weight. Well, at least I’m having fun. You’d think that riding 300 miles a week would automatically drop...

What I’ve learned about bike camping

Three days into this tour and I’ve learned that one of my favorite things about tent camping by bike in the Northwest during this time of year are conversati...

A Northwest adventure begins

[](http://jackbikes.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/CeceJackFreddy.jpg)My niece Cece and nephew Freddy help launch my ride.

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2012

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