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Riding a bicycle on the beach?

They do make a balloon tire a wide one for bikes just for beach riding. That is the way to go on the beach. Takes a wide rim. See often in the Philippines & bikes made for beach & sand ridding....
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Can I participate in rail biking without my own equipment or experience?

What is great about railbiking (or draisines as some call them) is that there is such a diversity of styles in use all around the globe and have even been employed in the military occasionally. I ...
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What are the effects of biking on hiking trails?

Answer from a background of part-time trail maintenance, focusing solely on physical damage to trails, rather than interpersonal interactions. All trail users, including hikers, bikers, equestrian ...
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What are the effects of biking on hiking trails?

As a hiker, rather than mountain biker, I'd be careful about taking hikers' words for it. In Vancouver's North Shore mountains there are tons of mixed-use trails, many initially put in place by ...
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Riding a bicycle on the beach?

Yes wet sand is easier. Start in a low gear and see what works. You want weight back - arms straight and head back. Bigger tires are better. Riding in soft sand is hard. As in difficult and ...
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What are the effects of biking on hiking trails?

We are hikers and we just finished hiking the Colorado trail (a long-distance trail in the USA). About half of the Colorado trail is shared between hikers and bikers and the other half is hikers only (...
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What are the effects of biking on hiking trails?

I believe this answer might open up a broader perspective. I am from India where there aren't many (any, if at all) biking trails as such. However, there are plenty of hiking trails. I have been ...
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Garmin Fenix 3 - Temperature spikes result in abnormal elevation changes

I would expect an aneroid or electronic barometer to do exactly that. Without any compensation, anything that affects pressure will yield changing readings. Be it pressure differentials caused by ...
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What equipment is used to "groom" single track hiking and biking trails?

I just have experience in maintaining Hiking trails: You usually work in groups, and if the location cannot be reached using any motorized veicles, we distribute our tools among ourselves (nobody has ...
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Can I participate in rail biking without my own equipment or experience?

This is a supplement to @Ken Graham's excellent in-depth answer. It's an expansion on a link he referenced in his second picture, which seems to perfectly fit the criteria you're seeking. The ...
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Garmin Fenix 3 - Temperature spikes result in abnormal elevation changes

The thing is that altimeters are affected by the air temperature because hot air will cause the pressure to rise and cold air to cause the pressure to drop. Warm air causes air pressure to rise. When ...
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Is rustic camping available along any of Michigan's cyling trails?

In the U.P. (Upper Peninsula of Michigan), there are several long gravel trails (primarily ATV/snowmobile, but also allow cycling) that pass through Hiawatha and Ottawa National Forests, both of which ...
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What are the navigation considerations on the Youghiogheny, Casselman & Potomac Rivers between Ohiopyle (PA) and Cumberland, MD

This answer is a work in progress This answer is focused to a bike and canoe combination. Only legs I have traveled by bike and/or canoe are listed. No Warranty on the information is implied here, ...
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