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Bicycle riding helps connect people with their neighborhoods and the businesses within them. We’re extremely fortunate to live in place that has so much to offer, and when we get out of our cars and onto our bikes we can experience it in a whole new way.

Jamie Lynn Morgan

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New Bicycle App Found: Bike Computer

I was contacted via email about an app for your smart phone that could come in handy if...and we always hope this stays an get into a bicycle accident. The app is set up to alert your emergency contact or contacts if you have been in a crash. This is...
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You Should Use Hand Signals While Bicycling

Hello fellow riders, or anyone who is looking to start riding. Since National Bike Month and the National Bike Challenge started on May 1st I thought some posts on bicycle safety would be a good idea. I was out riding today and thought the first topic should be using hand signals.
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A Reason to Ride: Time for Reflection

You just crested the hill. Your legs are a bit tired, it takes a little bit to catch your breath, but the pounding of your heart makes you feel alive. Now, laid out before you is a long straight stretch which means it is now just you, your bicycle, and your thoughts. I LOVE those moments! It is like a cornocopuia of emotions leaping about in your brain all at once: accomplishment, fatigue, determination, and nirvana. Ok, maybe not everyone feels this way, but oh what a world if they did!
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How to Stud Bicycle Tires for Winter Riding

How to Stud Bicycle Tires for Winter Riding Yesterday I did a post on 10 Tips for Winter Riding in Coeur d'Alene Idaho and thought I would expand on one of those tips. I did a search on YouTube for Do It Yourself videos for studding your own bicycle tires and narrowed...
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10 Tips for Riding in Coeur d’Alene Idaho During Winter

10 Tips for Riding in Coeur d'Alene Idaho During Winter Riding a bicycle in the winter around Coeur d'Alene can be tricky and not just because of colder temperatures and snow! It gets darker earlier (like 4PM earlier), snowplowing creates piles of snow that narrow...
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Blown Bicycle Tire Reminds Me I Need to Learn Basic Bicycle Maintenance

The weather has been sunny and beautiful this past week! Which always excites me; because it means I can start riding my bicycle every day instead of driving my car. I rode my bicycle to almost all my client appointments along with running errands on every day except...
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Let’s Go Coffeeneuring 2016

Rules for the 2016 Coffeeneuring Challenge. This can be a fun way to get out and explore this fall while getting in some bike miles.  Ride your bike to 7 different local coffee shops from Friday October 7 through Sunday, November 20. Any place that sells coffee –...
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Which Type of Bicycle Rider Are You?

What type of bicycle rider are you? Thanks to marketers and advertisers everywhere we like to put people into categories. Why? Well it makes it easier to "Sell" to them my dear. Although I am not a fan of being "Sold To" personally, I understand why it happens....
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See What Happens When Fat Bikes Go Downhilling in Winter

Fatbiking is growing everywhere and Coeur d'Alene Idaho is no exception. With our distinct four seasons, there are many different cycling opportunities! These brave souls from British Columbia created this video to show what it looks like to take your fat bike...
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Let’s All Party for Park(ing) Day Like it is 2030

"PARK(ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks." Who was able to attend the Park(ing) It on Sherman event last year here in Coeur d'Alene? What was your favorite part? If...
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