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On not following good advice and how to haul a bike up a cliff

The Adventure Cycling Association who originally mapped out The Great Divide route also issues regular addenda from riders. One such issued in 2014 said that the route between Elkford and Sparwood was closed due to a washout from the floods. 297 more words

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Calgary to Banff and the start of The Great Divide Cycle to Elkford

We have finally arrived in Calgary,  Alberta, and lost no time cycling the 94 miles up to Banff and the start of The Great Divide route. 362 more words

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Goodbye Bear Butts!

I had visited Montana on a couple of occasions prior to cycling through it for a few days. I remember liking it then as well. This time around, I got to soak it in and it’s been quite beautiful. 234 more words

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Official national bicycle network expands to 8,992 miles with addition of three new routes in Idaho and Utah; eighteen states now have U.S. Bicycle Routes.

Official national bicycle network expands to 8,992 miles with addition of three new routes in Idaho and Utah; eighteen states now have U.S. Bicycle Routes. 1,817 more words

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Sneak Peek: Route Planning

Planning a cross-country bike trip is no small feat. Our tentative route uses many sections mapped by the Adventure Cycling Association. Highlights include Glacier National Park, Niagara Falls, and a brief jaunt through Canada, making this the first transnational Coast to Coast for a Cure.

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Do you wanna come on down to the city of Missoula? On a summer day, the Clark Fork River’s gonna cool ya

Note: This post was originally written on August 9th, 2014. The blog went on a bit of a hiatus!

The Idaho border was nearly in our sights, but first, a trip to one of the bigger cities on the route: Missoula, Montana, headquarters of the Adventure Cycling Association (the non-profit that produced our maps and originally mapped this ’76 route). 540 more words

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Racing Tour Divide

Ok, as most of you know who will be reading this, Lindsey and I are planning on riding our bikes from Oregon to Maine starting in late July.   231 more words