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Journeying on two wheels

What does it take to get you out on your bike? Or, is your bicycle your happy place? I know for me I never feel better than after a great ride! Not every ride is great but all have benefits in one way or another. Sometimes it's...

The Beauty Of Slow What’s your least favorite body part? Do you love your arms but hate your back? Do you love your legs but hate your tummy? Well I never liked the way my legs looked so one day in the winter of 2004 I...

Do you ever have trouble getting up a hill? Do you have things in your life that sometimes seem insurmountable? Then I have some helpful tips for you! When you decide to learn something new or improve an existing skill how do you feel? It can...

  You know when you have a day planned to enjoy some relaxation at a nearby lake (or wherever) and then something happens that de-rails your plans? Well about eleven days ago my husband and I were rear-ended on our way to enjoy such a day....

Self Propelled Kids Camp kicked off it's first week with HUGE success!!! Thank you to all those who made this possible! I really had to step outside the box this time. I've never been a teacher or run any type of camp before and let me...

I bet you don't know that the laws we as motorists use on the roads of this country were first put in place for bicyclists? It's true. Around the turn of the century  NYC had over 1 million bicycles on the streets! You can just...

 That's right! I said May is National Bicycle Month and we're here to celebrate! Did you know that the laws we follow on the road as motor vehicle drivers were first put in place due to more than 1 million bicycles in NYC at the turn...

What is the very best gift you've ever given your Mom? Was it something you bought or something you made for her? How big was her smile when she opened it? I have to say that one of the very best gifts I've ever been given...

       How many of you remember your first bike? Ok, do you remember that feeling of freedom you had cruising your neighborhood with your friends after school and on the weekends? You have to admit, before you were old enough to drive a car, your bicycle was...

  When April finally arrived at our home in VT 11 years ago my son Jeff asked me why didn't I stop riding the stationary bike in my living room and buy a real bike I could ride outside? After all it was springtime! So after...