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BIG RIVER TRAIL

The stage is being set for an October 22nd opening of the Big River Crossing, the bike/ped path across the Harahan Bridge. Many Memphis residents have asked, “Why do we want to go over there?” Several have jokingly offered that Pancho’s is the only attraction but there is far more to see than a bowl […]

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TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

SKIPPING STONES How do you connect to the Mississippi River? Not in the hippy-dippy “feeling the power and history flow through me” sense but in the actual, physical, how do you get to the River? Maybe we should start by quantifying “connecting.” There are less than a handful of places within the City of Memphis […]

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BIKE TOURS OF MEMPHIS

SEE THE CITY BY BIKE You may have looked at the cover shot from THE UNWITTING ADVOCATES and thought, “Wow, that’s a bunch of white dudes!” And yes, being the second white dude from the left I can factually say that we are a bunch of white dudes. The picture is from my friend’s birthday […]

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THE UNWITTING ADVOCATES

WHERE DO YOU FIT? Over one million Americans ride a bicycle at least once a year. A new study by Portland State University planning scholars Jennifer Dill and Nathan McNeil places these bicyclists into four categories based on their self-perceived comfort level. The categories are “Strong and Fearless”, “Enthused and Confident”, “Interested but Concerned”, and […]