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Step Into the Past by Exploring Banff’s Heritage

“Blog Post Type: Planning a Trip to a City” Step Into the Past by Exploring Banff’s Heritage Banff has a rich and vibrant cultural and natural history. It is home to historic sites and buildings, including the first National Park in Canada. There are seven officially designated National Historic Sites within the Park, plus many more protected buildings.…

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Tour Spokane Washington on a Bicycle

Tour Spokane Washington on a Bicycle The Spokane River Centennial Trail is a 37 mile paved recreational trail for pedestrians and non-motorized vehicles. The trail stretches from Sontag Park in Nine Mile Falls, Washington to the Washington/Idaho state line. You can explore much of Spokane using the trail and the many bicycle lanes on the city streets. Touring…

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Boise is a Bicycle City

Boise is a Bicycle City The Boise River Greenbelt covers 25-miles and is one of Boise’s most beloved parks. With tree-lined pathways following the river through the heart of the city, it provides scenic views, wildlife habitat and bicycle access to many of the city’s popular riverside parks. The Greenbelt also serves as an alternative transportation route…

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Transportation Benefits to Bicycle Commuting Employees

Employers Can Provide Transportation Benefits to Bicycle Commuting Employees You can generally exclude the value of transportation benefits that you provide to an employee during 2014 from the employee’s wages up to the following limits. $130 per month for combined commuter highway vehicle transportation and transit passes. $250 per month for qualified parking For a…

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Coeur d’Alene Celebrates National Community Planning Month

The City of Coeur d’Alene is celebrating National Community Planning Month with a bicycle ride highlighting some of the projects that have been accomplished by the city. Since this years theme is Health and Prosperity a walking tour or bicycle tour was one of the suggested events and the city decided on bicycling! My hope…

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Three Unique Lodging Options in Rochester, N.Y.

Rochester, N.Y. is the place to visit during any season for outdoor activities. Rochester enjoys a scenic geography, courtesy of the huge glaciers that carved out the valley during the last ice age. There are numerous places including luxury spa resorts, hotel rooms and suites, quaint bed and breakfasts, sweet country inns, and of course…

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Three Unique Winter Getaways in Park City Utah

Conveniently located just 35 minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport and offering a unique blend of the old and new sits Park City Utah. They were host to the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, have sixty-four buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places and more than 1,200 miles of silver mining tunnels that…

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Press Release: Sierra Nevada Sends Beer Camp Across America Message in a Bottle

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ryan Arnold 530-893-3520 ryan.arnold@sierranevada.com SIERRA NEVADA SENDS BEER CAMP ACROSS AMERICA MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE Limited release double IPA doubles as a beer festival invitation Chico, CA—June 23, 2014—Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is sending a flavorful request instead of a formal one, today shipping to distributors a West Coast Double IPA in 24-ounce bottles that invites beer drinkers to attend Beer Camp…

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Ride Number Two For Brewvet Was a Longer Commute

Brewvet Ride Number Two Bicycles, Beer, and New Places that is the goals in the 8 rides for the Brewvet Challenge. Now since the rides need to add up to at least 40 miles I figured my second ride should be a fairly long one. I managed to do a smidge over 13 miles, went…

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Excuse for Not Commuting By Bicycle? I Have an Answer For That

Excuse for Not Commuting By Bicycle? I Have an Answer For That What ever your excuse is for why you can’t (or won’t) commute to work on your bicycle there is an answer for you below. Myself, I work from home and the ride from my bedroom down the hall to the office is not…

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Outdoor Idaho: Cycling Idaho Including the Trail of the Coeur d’Alene’s

Many people do not know that Idaho has trails and scenic byways that fit any type of cyclist. Mountain biker, road cyclist, leisure rider, or extreme racer you will be able to find somewhere to ride. Outdoor Idaho recently did a segment on Cycling Idaho which I have shared below. Very fitting I think for…