Bike Bits Vol. 21, No. 7, April 3, 2019Having trouble reading this email? Click here.

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This is the 448th issue of Bike Bits, Adventure Cycling’s twice-monthly bicycle bulletin. Bike Bits is delivered to you, and 70,513 other readers, because you’ve signed up for it at the Adventure Cycling Association website We want to inspire you to dream and to live your own bicycle adventures.
“I travel because I become uncomfortable being too comfortable.”
Carew Papritz
Respect the Puppy Pack
 A broken frame wasn’t enough to stop this crew from enjoying the singletrack and hot springs (and mosquitos and downed trees) of the Oregon Timber Trail.
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Casablanca to Cape Coast
A 4,000-mile bicycle journey along the coast of West Africa. 
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Adventures in Journaling
Looking for a new place to write about your explorations? Outsideways could be it. 
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Even the Oracle of Omaha had a Bike
Ever wonder what was on Warren Buffett’s first tax return? 
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Mull and Iona
A weekend adventure in the Scottish islands. Is there a bothy involved? You know there is. 
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Share the Joy
Share the inspiration of bicycle travel by sending a friend a free sample copy of Adventure Cyclist magazine, the only U.S. magazine dedicated expressly to bicycle travel and adventure. Members who have a magazine sent to a friend will be entered to win a Co-op Cycles adventure bike. 
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Cycling to Broke
Multimodal credit card touring in Australia. 
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Preaching to the Choir
Not that we need any more convincing, but a little positive reinforcement is always nice. 
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Now That’s Our Kind of Tour
Looking to quit your job to travel? Eagle Creek is offering five slots for a free, three-week vacation almost anywhere in the world. All you have to do is audition at one of the stops on their Quit Your Job Tour. 
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What Was in Davy Jones’s Locker?
A Citi Bike. 
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Until next time, click here for vicarious adventures in the desert … of Wales.



Illustrations by Greg Siple

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