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Yes, we know our site is dedicated to biking, but we had to post something about our most recent trip to North Georgia. For 4 days and 3 nights we backpacked on the Appalachian Trail, starting with the "Approach Trail" in Amicalola Falls State Park...

Today we got out for a short ride along the Pinellas Trail in Florida and thought it would be cool to video it. Here's a short video for your entertainment, so turn on your speakers and enjoy. [videofile]http://pedalpowertouring.com/movie_clips/Tarpon-Dunedin-Ride.m4v[/videofile] If you are unable to watch the video, it...

Well it appears the small changes we made around the house regarding our electricity usage is holding. Despite having a huge rate increase earlier this year, this month's bill is $63 less than it was last year during this same period. Sure it doesn't sound...

During the summer of 2009, we headed to Europe for our first major bike touring adventure and our first stop was Germany. We spent the majority of the first week or so visiting with family and friends; however, we did manage to get out...

Ok, we now have the results for our electric bill after a full month of changes we made to our power consumption. We mentioned some changes in an earlier posting called, "Tightening The Belt", that we had made in order to help us save money...

[caption id="attachment_370" align="alignleft" width="150"] Taking a short break and getting a quick snack on our way up to Pine Island, Florida[/caption] Before we went on any big overseas tours, we did a several one day trips just to log miles.  Two short bike tours that come...

Saving Money for Long Term Travel

Many of you already know that our ultimate plan is to take an extended vacation and travel as far as we can around the globe by bike!  Well, before doing so we have to get our monthly bills down and save as much money as we can.  At first we thought this was going to be a little difficult and/or nearly impossible, but once we sat down and looked at our bills, we realized that it might not be as hard as we thought.  We had to decide what was more

Shortly after receiving our new Co-Motion Nor`Wester Co-Pilot Touring bikes (circa 2008) we decided to take off for 4 days around our "neighborhood" in Florida! At this point we had already been waiting nearly 3 months for the delivery of our bikes, so the trip...