Bike Bits Vol. 21, No. 17, September 4, 2019Having trouble reading this email? Click here. 

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This is the 458th issue of Bike Bits, Adventure Cycling’s twice-monthly bicycle bulletin. Bike Bits is delivered to you, and 69,548 other readers, because you’ve signed up for it at the Adventure Cycling Association website. We want to inspire you to dream and to live your own bicycle adventures.  
“Ordinary things merely annoy people. Inspired hatred is one more bit of evidence that bicycles are something great, something beyond the mundane — something worthy of great animosity.”
Bill Strickland
Halt and Catch Fire
Looking for a new accessory for your eBike? Consider a fire extinguisher. 
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We’re Hiring! 
Want to work for Adventure Cycling? We’re looking for an enthusiastic, well-organized person to be our next Cultivation Coordinator. Learn more about the position and how to apply at the following link. 
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Traveling Light
Cycling from London to Istanbul, solo. 
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Donate for New Routes
Want two new Adventure Cycling routes? Today your donation will be tripled by our Route Trailblazers. Make the Yellowstone–Minneapolis and Delmarva routes a reality! 
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Riding across Kansas
What’s the best way to explore the Sunflower State? On a bike, naturally. 
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Membership Means Advocacy
Adventure Cycling Members support our advocacy for safer bicycle travel. Join this month to receive a free 2020 Adventure Cycling calendar and prize giveaways including a chance to win an adventure touring bike from Co-op Cycles. 
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Drawn Away
Escaping San Francisco to ride bikes, camp in beautiful spots, and paint watercolors en plein air.
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Love Riding in Parks and Public Lands?
Enjoy your parks and public lands at a slower pace and from the saddle of a bicycle for Bike Your Park Day on Saturday, September 28. Ride any distance to or through any public lands with friends or solo. Everyone who adds their ride to the interactive map by September 22 will be entered to win a Co-op Cycles ADV 3.1 bike! 
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Pedaling and Paddling
Exploring the Alps by bike … and kayak. 
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30 Minutes or Fewer
Domino’s “pizza” may soon arrive at your door on an eBike. 
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Until next time, click here for vicarious adventures in, uh, track racing.

Vicarious adventures with Rafael

Illustrations by Greg Siple

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