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Have You Ever Heard of Stealth Cycling

Did you know you can make yourself totally invisible when cycling. I was taking an early morning drive along a residential street with bike lanes where one fall day. I came across a group of eight ..
(December 20, 2011)
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Dog Gifts, Want They Really Want

Whether your dog is naughty or nice they are is your best friend and part of the family. Studies have shown that most families also give their pet a gift as well. According to the local radio station .
(December 05, 2011)
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Why Use a Bivy Tent When Backpacking

There are backpacking tents out there that are very compact and lightweight that will make your hiking more enjoyable. These tents are known as bivy tents which is another term for bivouac referring ..
(November 23, 2011)
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How Your Kids Can Play With The Wolves

Come on, go tell your kids to play with the wolves, lions, bears or even swim the sharks. I must explain that I mean with realistic looking, life size stuffed animals. These realistic stuffed ..
(November 23, 2011)
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Purchasing Best Pair of Cycle Shorts

There are many styles and types of cycling shorts out there and the performance will vary based on your needs. Is your intended use for recreational riding, racing, mountain biking, bicycle ..
(November 08, 2011)
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Using a Portable Sauna While on Holidays

Have you ever thought of packing a portable infrared sauna on holidays with you. It works well at the cottage. I like to take active holidays such as bicycle touring, hiking and sometimes canoe ..
(October 14, 2011)
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 | Health-and-Fitness/Weight-Loss | Visitors: 187

Deciding On A Bicycle Touring Trip

Once you decide to go bicycle touring and have chosen the destination you will need to review the different styles of bicycle touring trips. The type you choose will depend on the length of time you ..
(July 05, 2011)
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Fun Camping Activities for Kids

Kids love camping and this is a great opportunity for you to introduce them to the outdoors with lots of activities to keep them busy. There are always plenty of things to do whether for a weekend or .
(June 23, 2011)
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Do You Remember These Items When Camping

So you are ready for that first camping trip and have a great tent and sleeping bag and even the campsite is reserved. And of course you can’t forget the cooler and delicious camp food and ..
(June 23, 2011)
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Cooking in the Kitchen With Le Creuset Cookware

Are you looking for Le Creuset cookware on sale? You are definitely not the only one as people everywhere are looking for great prices particularly since they were featured on the Oprah show a while ..
(June 22, 2011)
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Swiss Chocolate Touring By Bicycle

When I was a young child my parents took me to Hershey, Pennsylvania for a tour of the chocolate factory. I remember my brother and sisters getting eating so much chocolate we got sick. Also I liked ..
(June 22, 2011)
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Why You Need A Tart Warmer In Your Home

A tart warmer allows you to easily burn a wide variety of scents making it more versatile than a candle. Your tart warmer is also a home accent piece that adds to the décor of any home and can .
(June 21, 2011)
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What Are the Best Swimming Goggles

If you do any amount of swimming in a pool whether for competition or recreation you are aware of the need for swim goggles. There are various types of goggles with different uses. Competition ..
(June 21, 2011)
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Why Use Chenille Throws For Your Home

Chenille is a fabric commonly used in products such as blankets, rugs, throw pillows, bedspreads and sofa covers. The reason people love chenille is that it is an extremely soft fabric that is ..
(June 20, 2011)
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Exploring the World While Bicycle Touring

Adventure travel is gaining in popularity and so is exploring the world while bicycle touring. Here are some of the top reasons to get out your bike and get started. Many Destinations It is a great .
(June 16, 2011)
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Simply Done Backyard Birding Tips

Backyard birding is one of the most popular hobbies there is, yet it is seldom seen any lists of typical hobbies I look at. People go to great lengths to place the right bird house, bird bath or bird .
(June 14, 2011)
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What Clothing Do You Pack When Bicycle Touring

As you normally have limited space bicycle touring clothing needs to be carefully thought out prior to departing. I have been on several bicycle tours where people discovered they packed too much (a ..
(June 09, 2011)
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Cycling Vacations With Your Kids

Are you looking for a vacation idea for the entire family that is both active and provides a learning experience? Cycling holidays with the family are gaining in popularity and making the ..
(June 07, 2011)
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Even A Small Woman Can Use This Lawn Mower?

Have you ever try to have a conversation while a nearby neighbor was cutting their lawn? Weren’t you soon sick of the noise and you maybe even had a tough time hearing? Don’t you wish ..
(June 03, 2011)
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Walking Holidays in the Swiss Alps

For some hiking in the Swiss Alps we had decided to tackle the Bernese Oberland region for a few days and headed to Interlaken. From there we took the mountain train into the mountains and the resort .
(June 03, 2011)
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Summer Fun On The Water With The Best Inflatable Kayak

For some summer fun imagine going along a lake or the ocean in your own inflatable kayak whether for camping, fishing and exploring, a weekend getaway or other recreation activity. Six advantages of .
(June 01, 2011)
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All About Kids Scooters

There a lot of types of dids Scooters out there which are very popular these days. It is all about the entertainment and having fun rides around the local park or your neighborhood. Of course having ..
(May 31, 2011)
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Group Bicycle Tour of Wisconsin

Planning for a bicycle tour can be time consuming so why join existing groups. Charities and other organizations, usually for a low registation fee, operate bike tours in many states and provinces. ..
(May 27, 2011)
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Bicycle Touring in France

France is one of the most famous countries in the world for bicycle touring and the Dordogne and Lot River region has long been a favored area for local cyclists. The Lot River Valley is located ..
(May 25, 2011)
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Tips for Great Day Hiking

There are many benefits of going a on a one day hike close to home, listed here are just a few: This is a very social activity as along the journey you will meet plenty of other hikers beside ..
(May 25, 2011)
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