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Even before the ball dropped in New York city, we had already started planning our big trip for the year... well sort of that is. As many of you know, we are saving and planning for a 12 to 18 month, "career break", "sabbatical", "extended vacation", or whatever you want to call it. We like referring to it as our, "Global Bike Tour", so taking a vacation has been kind of on the back burner because we're trying to save every extra penny until we realized 2011 was the year of the PBP (Paris-Brest-Paris) Brevet.

Pedal Power Touring was invited by University Bicycle Center of Tampa and was asked to setup and demo their Co-Motion Nor'Wester Touring bikes at this year's Bike Bash at Flatwoods. Considering this was a bicycle event, I felt it was only appropriate to ride...

It only took us a few extra months, but we finally put together a few webpages highlighting our most recent bicycle tour through Czech, Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary. We've added a small sample of photos for you to view, information about the places we stayed...

Every year Goneriding.com puts on the Florida State XC Championship Bike Race series. The series consist of 8 races throughout Florida between September and December and racers earn points from each race depending on how they place. At the end of the series...

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...