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Three cyclists bicycle touring for a good cause

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Just because you're not a professional cyclist doesn't mean that you can't go bicycle touring across the country. This is what one woman from New York is proving as she hitches up her bike gear and travels for a good cause, according to Central New York News.

Jami Haynes, her partner Caleb Grippin and sister Jena are traveling together across the U.S. to raise money for the Harvest of Hope initiative, which is geared toward supporting migrant workers and their families. They
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Bike tour raises awareness of cycling safety

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These days, it's easy to go bicycle touring with the proper bike gear on hand to keep you safe as you ride. However, motor vehicles can make it challenging at times to travel on the road, and one tour is attempting to raise awareness of the dangers associated with these emergencies. The "Survive The Drive" Geico road safety bike tour is geared toward helping people become more knowledgeable about cycling and sharing the road with pedestrians, as well as drivers, according t
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Bennett Minton shares insight into traveling frequently via bike

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Bennett Minton, a longtime cyclist, knows what it's like to travel for days on end duringĀ an extended bike tour. Always up for a physical challenge, Minton chooses to get to and from his daily destinations via bicycle as well. Whether rain or shine, he's always prepared for what Mother Nature and the road have to offer. Recently, CycloCamping had the opportunity to speak with him about his experiences.

Q. What has been the longest bike tour you have em
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More residents in the U.K. cycling to work

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Bicycle touring might not be your cup of tea, but this doesn't mean that you can't enjoy the basics of cycling. Even if you're just riding your bike to work, you're giving yourself a physical advantage while relishing the fresh air. Now, new research shows that more people are leaning this way in order to reap the benefits of this exercise, according to The Daily Express.

Over the past year, there has been a 22 percent increase in the number of workers who have signed up
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Andrew Sufficool shares his bicycle touring experiences near and far

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Andrew Sufficool, a cycling enthusiast, knows what it's like to be on the road for days at a time in unfamiliar territory. Recently, he took a few moments to talk to CycloCamping about what it's like to go bicycle touring.

Q. How long have you been cycling and embarking on long trips?
A. I have been cycling for five years … started in 2009. I have been embarking on long trips and tours for two years - summ
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Bicycle touring through Fort Collins may offer you a new perspective on beer

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Bicycle touring is a favorite pastime for many, and not everyone is into the idea of simply riding to get an ample amount of exercise. Bike touring allows individuals to explore their surroundings, and in some instances, it gives people the opportunity to indulge in a favorite hobby. For cyclist Bob Williams, this is drinking beer, according to The Coloradoan, but not in a way that you might expect.

Williams has become passionate about the idea of using his enthusiasm for cycling to exp
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Phoenix debuting more bike lanes for cyclists

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There's nothing quite like hopping on a bicycle and going bike touring on a long weekend. However, not all people are comfortable with bicycle touring through heavily populated areas, especially when there are no bike lanes for traveling purposes.

Now, Phoenix is trying to make its urban areas more accommodating for cyclists, according to KSAZ-TV. The news source reported that the city recently began incorporating new bike lanes, painted in lime green to give cyclists more visibilit
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Soldier Ride bicycle tour raises money for Wounded Warriors project

As more amateur cyclists are proving, you don't need professional experience to embark on a bicycle tour. This is what participants of the Soldier Ride are going to show as they begin their annual bike tour across Key West, Florida, according to KeysNet.com.

Beginning on Jan. 11, approximately 50 people will start traveling from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10211 in Key Largo. They will continue riding until Jan. 13 when they reach the Truman Annex to the USCGC Ingham Memorial
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New bike touring trend emerging around the country

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Beer lovers can now enjoy a cold brew while pedaling against a beautiful backdrop.

According to the Rutland Herald, bike touring companies that allow riders to visit a variety of breweries are gaining steam up all across the country. In states such as Oregon, New Mexico and Vermont, individuals have been spending anywhere from a few hours to several days cycling off-the-beaten path, stopping only to sip on the finest of beers.

"We were expecting it to be mostly tourists, but
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Beyonce shows her support for cycling

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If there's anyone who can make bicycle touring more popular, it's Beyonce. The famous singer, who's known for her love of New York City, recently opened up about her trials and tribulations on her bike. Parade magazine noted that Beyonce had been posting pictures on her Instagram account of her ride across the Brooklyn bridge, as well as her goal to bike to her show in the heart of the city. Beyonce, who's currently on her "Mrs. Carter Show" tour, is known for her to
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