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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Six ways this Arizona Bike Tour through the Sonoran Desert can change your life

A bicycle tour in Arizona can get you into the sunshine this Fall when things are cloudy at home, but it can also have lasting effects that may very well change your life. Many cultures celebrate the desert as a great place for personal growth and understanding. Known as the Living Desert, the Sonoran Desert is all that with tons of natural beauty thrown in.

Add to that desert essence the great health benefits of bicycling and you’ll see that a bike tour in the desert can have some serious potential for good things. Here are six ways this bike tour can change your life:

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North Carolina Bike Tours: Lead a Horse to Water

Sojourn’s bike tours in North Carolina give new meaning to the old proverb “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink.” Bicyclists, like horses, will only do what they have a mind to do. Historically, both have been drawn to the Outer Banks.

A look back shows us that the ponies have a leg up on their two-wheeled admirers. The earliest bicycle called the Draisienne or hobby horse, a scooter-like contraption, imagine a modern bike without pedals, dates back to the late 1790’s. Ask a local about the history of the ponies in the Outer Banks and she’ll tell you they’ve been around forever.

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