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You know that feeling of slight letdown at the end of a tour… like, Now what I do for 12 months without this?

Well, our blog and social media channels are your best way to stay connected. Don’t miss that photo on Facebook that will take you back to a cherished memory or get you psyched for the upcoming summer. Or get a kick out of Jim’s provocative ramblings, or Anne’s training tips, on our blog. While you’re not going to find any cute cat videos, BRNW social media will keep you inspired.

Common Ground on Christmas

I was pedaling a quiet back road on Christmas Day, taking a break from the wrapping-paper chaos of my in-laws’ rural house. They live just above a wonderful valley, and a small network of local roads makes it easy to get in a quick 15 or 20 miles on a...

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Spare Changes

Faithful readers (and that’s a pretty select group, I imagine) will recall that my last post was about not coming in and making too many big changes to an event structure that already hums along quite well. So, of course, today I’m going to talk about some...

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New Sheriff

There’s a scene in “48 Hours,” the Eddie Murphy/Nick Nolte buddy movie from 1982, where Murphy – playing a convict temporarily released to help Nolte’s police detective solve a crime – finds himself in a cowboy bar surrounded by some less-than-socially-enlightened...

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Mental Postcards

This summer I got to experience a full BRNW event for the first time – and, bonus: I got two. It was a great immersion in the world of the BRNW Family; I really got a feel for what makes our events special, and somehow different from other tours that do basically the...

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Small Towns, Big Welcomes

My route guy and I walked into the store/motel/bait shop in a tiny town with a business district consisting of this place, a saloon and a fly-fishing-guide shop. Three fellas were standing around the cash register, casually shooting the breeze. I caught enough of the...

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BRNW Rider Spotlight: Chuck and Danita Pfliiger

This month we hear from Chuck and Danita Pfliiger... living proof that the benefits of cycling go way beyond heart rate, blood pressure and great photos. Names, hometown, ages: Chuck and Danita Pfliiger, Silverton, Oregon, 57 and 48 What’s your BRNW history? Danita’s...

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