I've been from state to state, followers tailgate
February 15, 2009 6:31 PM Subscribe
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Journalist Jill Homer writes about and takes media of snow cycling Up in Alaska
. Now deputy managing editor of the Juneau Empire
, she has written for NPR
about being a snow cyclist. From the first cycle tour
she went on in 2002 to recently when Jill said "If I don't die or worse, I'm gonna need a nap."
, there is no shortage
of scenic places
encountered via cycle along the way
, all over the country. There are a wealth of stories to read and pictures
to look at while you sit out Winter in your home.
While her current blog is active
, the archive of her previous site is kind of jagged - here is somewhat of an index of that content.
Over the Rocky Mountains.
Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri.
Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio.
Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York.
Through BC to Alaska.
A Realization of the American West: Childhood images of America become a reality.
Over the Top: Exhausted cyclists find joy in conquering the Continental Divide.
The Stages of Bicycle Touring: Long-distance riding is a progression of steps.
Finding Comfort on the Prairie: Adjusting to the ever-changing landscape.
Leaving My Comfort Zone: The reasons why cycle tourists travel by bike.
Unspoken Divide: At 10 mph, the country becomes enormous
A Definition: Bicycle touring is everything but a once-in- a-lifetime experience.
"Rules" of Touring: A few things for bike-packers to remember.
Why Bike? Musings on an unconventioneal mode of travel.
Leaving Cortez: Simple luxuries of getting away from the city.
Art of Camping in a Ditch Making the most of where you stay.
Getting Away from the Pack The difference between road bikers and tourists.
The Bare Necessities What to take on a long-distance bike tour.
Pure Will: Why cycle tourists can keep on riding.
The Wasteland Take a ride through an urban ghost town.