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Green Bike Tour Slovenia 2010: a few concluding thoughts

It’s now time to park our bikes and take off our helmets as our trip comes to a close. But before I fully return to reality, I’d like to reflect one last time on our experience. Our tour provided us … Continue reading

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An innovative source of power

After a light breakfast on Friday, we rode out of Most na Soci to began our final day of bike riding and our return to Nova Gorica. Our final stop on this trip was a visit to the Avce Pumped … Continue reading

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Bicycling for transportation, human and environmental health

One major difference between Slovenia and Iowa is the number of people, young and old, using bikes as primary modes of transportation.  Over the course of a normal day, our group has seen hundreds of people pedaling through their daily … Continue reading

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Slovenia’s Energy Plan

Our Tuesday was dominated by meetings and some more riding. We began the day packing for our exit from Ljubljana. After breakfast at the youth hostel’s outdoor café we pedaled to the Slovenian Office of Climate Change. There we met … Continue reading

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Green Bike Tour Takes Off

After a seemingly endless flight bounced us from Des Moines to Detroit, to Rome and Trieste, Italy, John Moreland, Ed Woolsey and I arrived in Nova Gorica, Slovenia on Friday. At the airport David Osterberg, the organizer of the tour, … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown

Just four days from now, I’ll be pedaling the 20 km from the Italian/Slovenian border to the town of Ajdovscina in the Vipava Valley. I’m so excited – but not just to glean a close look at the Mediterranean and … Continue reading

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