Bike Bits Vol. 21, No. 18, September 18, 2019Having trouble reading this email? Click here. 

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This is the 459th issue of Bike Bits, Adventure Cycling’s twice-monthly bicycle bulletin. Bike Bits is delivered to you, and 69,615 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.  
“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.”
Rosalia De Castro
Whether the Storm
Sarah Outen explored the globe by rowboat, kayak, and bicycle (and was featured in the July 2019 issue of Adventure Cyclist magazine). 
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Consider the Sousaphone 
Jon Hodkin, the Tubadour, has been cycling all over the U.K. on his recumbent trike, tuba in tow, since 2000. And now he’s finally made his way across the pond. 
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Members Only — And We’re not Talking about the Jacket
New Adventure Cycling Members get exclusive benefits. When you join before September 30, we’ll send you a free 2020 calendar and enter you into prize giveaways including a chance to win a touring bike from Co-op Cycles. 
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81 Days to Denali
Two men traveled from Salt Lake City to North America’s highest peak on leg power alone. 
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And Now for Your Weekly Listicle
Ever wondered which national parks allow mountain biking on trails? 
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Alaska to Peru, Solo
Now this is how to use a two-year sabbatical.
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Recycling Cycles in Texas
A Houston man and his family are donating their time and money to make sure that everyone can experience the joy of riding a bicycle. 
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Macedonian Monument Hunters
Bears, brutalism, and getting hit by cars in North Macedonia. 
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Not the Catalina Wine Mixer
Reconnecting with friends by taking a weekend bike trip to Catalina Island. 
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Until next time, click here for vicarious adventures in the Bugaboos.

Vicarious adventures in the Bugaboos

Illustrations by Greg Siple

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