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I ride because it is “my time”. Time to come up with brilliant ideas, new ways to save the world, and I can just be. When we get out of our motorized boxes into the fresh air amazing things happen. Choosing to walk or bike makes it possible to connect with people in our neighborhoods. We discover the businesses within them that we may have missed at 35mph. I am extremely fortunate to live in place that has so much to offer! What can you discover in your neighborhood today? Jamie Lynn Morgan

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Biking Is Good For Our Air

I like to breath...how about you? Being someone who has lung issues: allergic asthma and (full disclosure) former pack a day smoker (25 years ago) not being able to breath is something I have experienced. It is not fun.  Struggling to take a breath, feeling like...
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International Winter Bike to Work Day 2017

Winter Bike to Work Day in Coeur d'Alene How it Works: Just commit to riding your bike to work or school on February 10th. Help your city, workplace, university or country reach the top in a friendly international competition. February 10th, 2017 Link to main website...
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Adopt the Trails and Bikeways Plan for Coeur d’Alene: Dream Big Later

Accomplishments are made in baby steps, not standing still. Lets keep moving forward, celebrate accomplishments that have already been made, and look with wide-eyed excitement at what could come next. Stomping their feet and throwing a tantrum never got my kids anything; except time out in what they referred to as the torture corner. Maybe people need to stop acting like children and be the adults we all know they can be…or…I have a nice corner in my house you are welcome to come sit in for a while.

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You Must Always Have Fabulous Shoes

I do not like being up this early...but fabulous shoes always makes it better. Bike Talks this AM at Calypsos Coffee. One of my favorite places to grab a cup of Joe (translates to 20oz quad shot Americano). Morning everyone, hope you have a great day and...
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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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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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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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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 if...you 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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Sandpoint Idaho Is More Than A Ski Resort

Sandpoint Idaho Is More Than A Ski Resort Sandpoint Idaho may be the home of world class skiing because of Schweitzer Mountain Resort, but there is so much more to this Sunset Magazine " Best Small Town in the West " favorite. Sure, Schweitzer Village features luxury...
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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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