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Acadia’s Eagle Lake – Witch Hole Pond Loop: Tips on Biking and Avoiding Crowds on Popular Carriage Roads

The historic carriage roads in Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island in Maine are wide, well-maintained, and hark back to Bar Harbor’s days of wealth and glamour. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., the millionaire industrialist, was instrumental in creating this network of pathways that is open to hikers, bikers, and equestrians, but not to motorized vehicles. […]

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Recycling FAQs – How to Recycle Bicycle Tires

Locate a Recycling Collection Center That Accepts Bicycle Tires/Tubes Locate a recycling collection center in your community that accepts bicycle tires. If you live in a large city this should not be a problem as most big cities have a tire recycling plant that will accept bicycle tires and tubes. You should be able to find one […]

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Beginner’s Guide to the Tour de France: Basics of Strategy for Cycling’s Greatest Race through Europe

The Tour de France is a cycling road race through France and neighboring countries. It is the premier cycling event in the world and attracts attention even from those who do not follow the sport. The Tour is a grueling three-week series of rides that ends in Paris. The races include individual time trials, team trials, […]

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How Do You Become a Bicycle Mechanic Fast?

 Have you ever thought of becoming a bicycle mechanic? Bicycle mechanics work in a bicycle workshop for a bicycle retailer or wholesaler, supplier, manufacturers by assembling them so that they are ready for sale or hire. They also advise clients about bicycle purchases, servicing, repairing and accessories. They inspect, repair, service bicycles and fabricate components and […]

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