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Pedaling Principles Chapter Eighteen – Positive Approach Yields Positive Results

Guiding principles as a methodology to solve problems and maximize outcomes is a powerful tool.  It begins by finding the commonalties among diverse groups in any situation.  They are usually stronger than we anticipate.  It states in broad terms what … Continue reading

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Pedaling Principles – Chapter 3 – Guiding Prinicples for Our Nation

As I cycled east and the guiding principles of my journey fell into place, I became more and more aware of the landscape that flowed beyond me and my Surly. Are there comparable principles to describe this immense plain and … Continue reading

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Pedaling Principles – Chapter 2 – Getting Started

Getting Started – Guiding Principles of a Bicycle Trip Let’s use the simple story of my bike trip to illustrate how guiding principles can direct our actions.  A year before I even thought about cycling 3,000 miles I promised my … Continue reading

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Pedaling Principles – Chapter 1 – Introduction

In the summer of 2011 I took an extended vacation from my job in Boston.  I flew to Denver, Colorado, bought a touring bike, and proceeded to ride back East.  I did it for all the predictable reasons, to take … Continue reading

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