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Profile Response: Jim Merkel, Belfast, ME

Jim Merkel is an aeronautical engineer who walked away from a conventional career in San Luis Obispo, CA, became a bicycle activist, wrote the book Radical Simplicity, lived off the grid in British Columbia, travelled throughout the developing world, was … Continue reading

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The Gear – A Year’s Worth of Stuff in Two Bags

When you plan to travel by bicycle for a year, you think hard about what to carry, because your feet have to propel every ounce thousands of miles. Although it’s possible to hang four, five, even six bags on the … Continue reading

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