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  • Big rigs and rural roads don't mix

    Big rigs and rural roads don't mix

    A plan to let gigantic rigs travel Montana's winding rural roads for the sake of a tar sands project in Alberta, Canada, is insane.

  • Some people just don't get it

    Some people just don't get it

    After a car accident, the author gave up driving and joyfully turned to bicycling everywhere instead.

  • Stubbornness and the art of riding a bicycle

    Stubbornness and the art of riding a bicycle

    Bike helmets are unbelievably ugly and dorky-looking, but after a few close encounters with pavement, you realize it’s a good idea to wear one.

  • The war between bicyclists and motorists

    The war between bicyclists and motorists

    Only in America do drivers seem to regard bicyclists with such implacable hostility.

  • Heard Around the West

    Touring a brothel for college credit; Sherpas in Salt Lake City; one hot cat in Washington; bikers vs. drivers in Larimer County, Colo.

  • Truckers or skiers, take your pick

    Bill Sniffin explores some of the West’s most challenging interstates.

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