First ride loaded up with all our bike touring gear

As you know, if you've been dutifully following this blog (click the follow button if you have not, to get an e-mail from us every time we post something new) we're getting ready to head off on our bikes for some bike touring/bike packing adventures. In the past few days, we cycled north to Tarpon …

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Local Bike Adventures – Sponges in Tarpon Springs, Florida

For those of you following this bike blog, who don't live in Florida, we thought we'd share some of our local sights that we get to enjoy when we cycle around our area. We've spent 4 years living here in Florida, on the west/Gulf coast, near Tampa/St.Pete. The first place which we lived here in …

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Gearing up for our bike packing adventure

In our last Bicycle Adventure blog post, we discussed 10 things which needed work, after we took our first bike packing overnight trip, from our home in Palm Harbor to Fort DeSoto and in this post, we'll share with you some of our fixes for these complaints. 10 Complaints & their Fixes (1) COMPLAINT: New saddle needed …

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10 Things we need to work on – Lessons learned from our first bike packing trip

If you read our last post, you'll know that we just did a shakedown overnight bike trip, in order to get ready to head off on our planned-for bicycle road trip next month. We wanted to share with you now, 10 things which need work (as discovered on this first 80 mile bike packing, shakedown …

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Fort DeSoto or bust. Our First bike packing trip.

If you read our earlier blog post, you'll know that we're planning to head off for a bike adventure soon and in order to get the bikes and the gear dialed in, we headed off to Fort DeSoto this week (from our home in Palm Harbor, FL) for a quick overnight jaunt, camping overnight at …

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