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A Fall Family Adventure – Perkiomen Trail, PA

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Photos and notes by Bryan Sheffield Our family had a great time a few weekends ago shredding the Perkiomen Trail in southeast Pennsylvania. We wanted to get out and enjoy the late October foliage, and the mostly gravel trail was the perfect place for an afternoon adventure. The Perkiomen Trail runs 19 miles along the Perkiomen… Read more >

A (My)Kickin’ Wedding

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Bryan Sheffield’s photos and notes on family outings in August: Earlier this month, our Cousin Jenna, was married to a great guy named Steve. We road tripped out to Michigan for the gorgeous wedding. Michigan is a pretty state with trees, lakes, and green grass everywhere. If you were looking at the Michigan mitten, we were around… Read more >

“Switzerland of America”

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Bryan Sheffield’s photos and notes on family outings in July: Jim Thorpe is a gorgeous little Pennsylvania town with a ton of cool history. The cute town, dubbed the “Switzerland of America”, is planted upon the winding Lehigh River within the Pocono Mountains. Cool architecture, gorgeous scenery, quaint ice cream shoppes, white water rafting, or… Read more >

Summer Is Here

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Bryan Sheffield’s photos and notes on family outings in April and May: Valley Forge Nat’l Historic Park is one of my favorite places to ride with or without the kids. The park straddles the Schuylkill River Trail about 20 miles from Philadelphia, and has a lot of different paved and off-road trails for cyclists, and… Read more >

2015 Eugene Disaster Relief Trials

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Bike enthusiasts from around Eugene and Springfield, OR gathered recently for the 2015 Disaster Relief Trials. This annual event demonstrates the amazing capabilities of bicycles in disaster response situations through a series of races and challenges. It also doubles as a fundraiser for Eugene-Springfield’s Safe Routes to School Bicycle Education Program, which is a cause we’re always… Read more >

Build A Legacy: Mountain Mom and Tots

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My legacy will not be achieving world peace or finding a cure for cancer. It won’t be climbing Everest, solving worldwide poverty or anything else you might find on The Game of Life board game tiles. It’s a much smaller, simpler goal. I want my kids to love the outdoors. That’s it. I’m Susan Strayer,… Read more >

What are the odds? Tree falls on trailer

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Of all the potential hazards one could encounter while out riding your bike, having a tree fall on you is not high on the list in terms of probability. But that’s exactly what happened to Burley customer Stephen McBrien-Brooks and his son while riding in Vietnam. Here is the story in his own words: My wife purchased… Read more >