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Author's details

Name: Kevin
Date registered: November 14, 2011
URL: http://www.trailsnet.com

Biography

I am a lover of trails and a consummate traveler. In addition to sharing a network of trails on the internet via trailsnet.com, I also host trail tours at www.ActiveTravelTours.com. Find out more about trail vehicles & personal transportation vehicles at www.PTVshow.com

Latest posts

  1. Hiking With Children — January 24, 2018
  2. Electric Bike Trail Etiquette — December 1, 2017
  3. Opportunity to Improve Island Infrastructure — September 20, 2017
  4. Electric Bikes on Trails Update — September 13, 2017
  5. Coffee for the Trail — August 4, 2017

Author's posts listings

Feb 28

Health Benefits of Living Near Open Space/Rail Trails

Many studies have shown that living near open spaces (such as those provided by rail trails) is beneficial to your health. Specifically, a study done in the Netherlands that examined medical records showed that those who lived close to “green spaces” were a third less likely to have anxiety disorders. Bear Creek Trail is an …

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Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2010/02/28/health-benefits-of-living-near-open-spacerail-trails/

Feb 27

Bicycle Hero, Congressman Earl Blumenauer

Today’s bicycle hero is Representative Earl Blumenauer from Oregon. Rep. Blumenauer is a hero because of his tireless bicycle advocacy. He talks the talk and rides the ride. He is not only a supporter of bicycle use in the United States, he is also a great role model.According to an article in Parade magazine, he …

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Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2010/02/27/bicycle-hero-congressman-earl-blumenauer/

Feb 26

Congratulations to Bike-Friendly cities

National Geographic Traveler recently released its 2010 list of Bike Friendly Cities.Congratulations to Portland (no surprise), New York (real surprise), Chicago (surprise for some people), San Diego, San Francisco, Montreal, Washington D.C. (I couldn’t agree more), and Tucson (sorry, but I have to disagree unless their only criteria for inclusion is road-biking).I am glad to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2010/02/26/congratulations-to-bike-friendly-cities/

Feb 24

Spokane Centennial Trail in Washington state

I flew to Spokane, WA and met my dad there for a three day bike ride. While there, I rode two trails in Idaho and one in Washington. The two Idaho trails I rode were the Trail of the Coeur d’ Alenes and the Idaho Centennial Trail. I’ll talk more about those later and/or you …

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Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2010/02/24/spokane-centennial-trail-in-washington-state/

Feb 23

Bike Mount for Video Camera

I just purchased a video camera bike mount from Amazon so I can take vids while on the Chief Ladiga and Silver Comet Trails next month. That way I can post You Tube video clips on the website and possibly even on this blog. If anyone out there has experience video taping their bike trips, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2010/02/23/bike-mount-for-video-camera/

Feb 17

Montana

I’m headed for Montana tomorrow. Unfortunately, I won’t be doing any trails. I suppose I could find some good cross-country ski trails about now or even better snowshoeing paths. But this is more of a social than a business/trails trip. Hopefully I’ll get one ski trip in at good ol’ Turner Mountain between Libby and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://trailsnet.com/2010/02/17/montana/

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