Bisbee, Arizona to Border and Back

Bisbee, Arizona to Border and Back

By Wayne Cottrell Bisbee to Border and Back is an 18.75-mile loop that starts in Bisbee, Arizona heads toward the Mexican border, and then returns. There are no major climbs, but there are gradual changes in elevation, for a net elevation differential of 582 feet. My apologies for the short distance, but the international border […]

More Bike Lanes are Safer for…Motorists!

More Bike Lanes are Safer for…Motorists!

By Charles Pekow If motorists object to adding bike lanes or parking – just tell them the more bicyclists, the safer the drivers are too. Yes, there’s a study to prove that cities with a higher percentage of bike riders and more bicycle infrastructure encounter a lower proportion of crashes involving cyclists, motorists and everybody […]

Crossing the Chilcotin

Crossing the Chilcotin

By Jay Hudson The British Columbia Canadian border guard waved me over to the side of the entry station with a slight scowl on his ruddy face that summer day in 1984. I can’t say as I blame him. I must have looked like a hippy in my old beat up Datsun station wagon. I […]

Ride the Golden Spoke

Ride the Golden Spoke

By David Collins The longest continuous multi-use urban trail network west of the Mississippi River This month marks the 150th anniversary of the first transcontinental railroad. On May 10, 1869, the final spikes were pounded into place near promontory Utah completing the first coast-to-coast railroad. Three of the four ceremonial spikes used that day are […]

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