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Cycling the Mississippi

Here are some reports of a 500 mile bike ride down the Mississippi River from its source to Dubuque, Iowa. It’s nice folksy tale which you should pass on to anyone who thinks that undertaking something of this magnitude is just for the tougher types among us.

  1. http://www.turnagaintimes.com/current%20issue/2011-09-01/mississippi-bike-trip.html
  2. http://www.turnagaintimes.com/current%20issue/2011-09-15/mississippi-bike-trip.html
  3. http://www.turnagaintimes.com/current%20issue/2011-10-06/mississippi-bike-trip.html
  4. http://www.turnagaintimes.com/current%20issue/2011-10-20/mississippi-bike-trip.html
  5. http://www.turnagaintimes.com/current%20issue/2011-11-03/mississippi-bike-trip.html

If every reader of this blog were to persuade a cycling, but non-touring friend to do a ride along a river, from source to mouth, we might get a lot more people cycletouring. River suggestions: River Test (Whitchurch – Southampton), River Severn (Newtown tRiver Severno Chepstow) , River Trent (Biddulph to Humber Estuary), the River Thames etc – the choices are endless.


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