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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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Planning for Progress in Slovenia

John and I started the day with an early morning walk around Ljubljana‘s central downtown district. As shops began to open, more and more people were riding by on bikes, heading in to start the week. We perched ourselves at … 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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