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You can’t see America hiding behind your TV: Another closer look at Baltimore

On Tuesday, the day after the unrest in Baltimore following Freddie Gray’s funeral, I took a short trip into one of my favorite cities to see how my favorite people and places were holding up. I stuck to my usual … Continue reading

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See Lake Michigan on your 30 minute break

On a recent round trip between Flint and Chicago Heights, Illinois, I stopped at the T/A Travel Center in Sawyer, Michigan and rode to Warren Dunes State Park along the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan. The trip is short enough … Continue reading

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Check out my interview at HealthyTrucker.net

In late July I had the honor of being profiled by the website HealthyTrucker.net, a great resource for those trying to stay healthy while working in what can be a very unhealthy profession. I fully intend to carry a paper … Continue reading

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Early Summer Photo Album

Time flies when you’re having fun! I’m having trouble believing that it’s almost August already. I’ve been as busy as ever with work, and with my never-ending mission to squeeze whatever time I can from my schedule to ride my … Continue reading

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Port Huron, Michigan, and the Wadhams-Avoca Rail-Trail

I’m adding Port Huron, Michigan to the list of cities I wouldn’t mind moving to. At the very least, I would like to rent a cabin along the St. Clair River and spend my time riding my bike and trying … Continue reading

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

I get a great feeling riding for the first time in a city I had previously only known as a series of lines on Google Maps.  I try plan my routes as best I can, attempting to keep to roads safe for bicyclists, … Continue reading

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More Tales of Escape From the Turnpike Travel Plazas: Cycling Rural Roads and Scenic Rail-Trails Just Beyond the Busy Freeways

When I think about all of the time I spent early in my truck driving career, when I still drove 48 states, and I didn’t keep a bike in my truck, I could kick myself. Often I would run out … Continue reading

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