Post Tagged with: "People"

Cycle Touring Stories from Warm Showers: Tuly from Mexico

Cycle Touring Stories from Warm Showers: Tuly from Mexico

Around 24 years ago, a small group of cycle tourists published a list in the internet of people willing to host cycle tourists in the US of A. As of February of 2017 there are 82,578 members of which 44,669 are hosting cyclists all over the globe. Since then Warm […]

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Casa Ciclista San Ignacio

Casa Ciclista San Ignacio

August 2016 The master Heinz Stucke ( more than 650,000 km cycle touring in the past 54 years) once said that he could not conceive a serious cycle tourist being a bad person. I totally agree. Time and time again the cycle tourist community has proven to do extraordinary things […]

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Miguel The Cycling Poet

Miguel The Cycling Poet

El Rosario, Sinaloa, July 2016 He calls himself Miguel, no last name. He is a poet, a cycle wanderer, editor, muralist, publisher, artist and holder of a proud beard he has been able to grow the past months. When Miguel speaks, his words end up in rhymes without him even […]

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Coco from Coco`s Corner

Coco from Coco`s Corner

Baja California, June 2016 In the middle of the old road to Lake Chapala, Baja California lives a legend by the name of Coco. Coco is a 79 year old man disabled from both legs. Everyone who has ever ridden up this road, including truck drivers, Baja 1000 riders (a famous annual […]

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The Forger of Bicycle Art

The Forger of Bicycle Art

Meet Philippe LeBlonde, we arrived to his house thanks to warmshowers.org, we actually arrived by car, by the ride that Mike had given us. When we arrived he was in his garden eating with his neighbors and having a drink, he of course invited us to join. he does not define […]

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People from Inuvik

People from Inuvik

October, 2015 “It is like a little Toronto with all its variety”- Ruth Beyond the line of the Arctic Circle lies a little town by the name of Inuvik. It is an important town because it is the commercial hub of the northern most part of the Northwest Territories in […]

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Empathizing with Wild Life

Empathizing with Wild Life

Vancouver, Canada, September 2015 You are either cycling, walking or riding your car sometime on the afternoon before the suns sets and then one of the most magical things in life happens to you, you see wild life! Be it a moose, a bear, a wild horse, a caribou, an […]

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Our Alaskan Family: The Lowe Family

Our Alaskan Family: The Lowe Family

Vancouver, Canada, September 2015 Yes, we have met a lot of people on our way, and yes we often say they are the best and as a result of that meeting we became friends, and yes this is a yet another story about that. However this family which I am […]

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