BAM! Bicycle Adventure Meeting

Contributor: Camilla Librici What’s BAM! BAM! Bicycle Adventure Meeting is the largest event in Europe dedicated to bicycle travelers, with 3 days of meetings, music, beer, rides, seminars and much more. An international community that reaches the festival by pedaling from all over Italy, France, Germany and Slovenia. After  two “Campfire” editions, BAM! returns in …

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Celebrating 20 Years of the World’s Best Bike Movies

Contributor: Ayleen Crotty Filmed by Bike is celebrating 20 incredible years of bringing bicycle stories from all over the world to the silver screen with their annual film festival. The team of bike and film experts says they spend at least eight months out of the year searching for the world’s best bike movies, and forging …

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Feed the Hungry Beasts

Contributor: Kevin Kimpel Part of the fun of hosting long-distance bicyclists for me is to feed them when they pedal up hungry after a calorie-burning ride.     Sitting down to a home-cooked meal is often a treat for riders who have dined solo on fast food or from gas station snack bars or cooked …

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Welcome to Mikulici Nature Park!

Contributors: Laura Schlegel and Benjamin Fischer What is Mikulici Nature Park? It’s a real-life platform for the cultural and intergenerational exchange of ideas and experiences, a space for your social and ecological projects to form and grow, a shelter for eco-friendly bicycle travelers, and a place to learn about and learn from Balcan village life. …

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Uphill to Oracle

Contributor: Maren Sounders February 7, 2022 – Today I biked 23 miles, almost exactly the same as yesterday. But whereas yesterday’s journey was mostly flat and on a car-free path, today was on Rt. 77. Fortunately, for most of the way there was a wide shoulder. But I pushed up a slight but relentless incline totaling …

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A Community For Hope

Contributor: Elsa – @healmyplanet I’ve stopped counting the number of miles I’ve been riding. My objective was to make a solo cross-country trip biking from New York City to San Francisco while working (not easy to take three months off the grid); I didn’t care about piling up miles.   I would have never thought …

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Slap the Wall

Contributors: Chuck and Susan Atkinson Susan and I have been involved with Warmshowers for almost 11 years. Prior to hosting here in Shkoder, Albania, on an annual basis, we never hosted more than 3-10 guests. We consider ourselves expats. In 2010, we flew with our recumbent trikes to this side of the pond from the …

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