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Montana Bike Camping Bucket List

My family loves bikes. We enjoy riding for exercise and recreation, but also to go places. To the park, to the fishing access, to the grocery store, to soccer practice, to work, to school. If you go places by bike, it’s not just about the destination, but much more about the journey getting there. A… Read more »

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Family Bike Overnight to Loch Leven

Saturday, March 28th was the official kickoff to trail season. We decided to get the season started right with a bike overnight. But instead of carrying all three children, it was time for the girls to ride independently and carry some of their own gear. It was a last minute plan, haphazardly hatched the night… Read more »

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Castle Mountain Bike Packin’ Over-Nighter

Last weekend we were feeling a little adventurous and with the absence of our two daughters (off to a family reunion and wedding on the other side of the country) we packed up the mountain touring/commuting rigs and headed for the Castle Mountain range. The Castle Mountains are a short distance east of White Sulphur… Read more »

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Charting a course through Montana

So now with our two major summer commitments behind us, it’s time to get back to the big ride. But Montana has so many options, where should we ride next? We are a family of lackadaisical planners. In Colorado and Wyoming, we had a start and end point, did a little research on recommended Adventure… Read more »

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Colorado: The Route through the Rockies

The first leg of our tour took us from Durango to Fort Collins, Colorado. The general plan was to follow Adventure Cycling’s Great Parks and TransAmerica routes. Adventure Cycling has a unparalleled network of suggested routes throughout the country. Nearly every cyclist we met was using ACA maps to cross the state, however, we often… Read more »