Suzie's Corner: Bike and the Like News

Coming Back For More

July 18, 2012

The other day I received an e-mail — just plainly asking about our Croatia tour — how many riders, etc. The person did not address it to us nor mention any trip they had taken with us but signed the e-mail "Mary"…

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Sharing Your Summer

June 8, 2012

One of my greatest joys these days is spending time with my granddaughter, Taylor. Roger and I adopted a policy from the get-go that there would be no TV or "tech" games played in our house when Taylor was visiting.

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Thanksgiving Time

November 11, 2011

Boy, time certainly flies. I happened to look at our "News" section and noticed it's been a while since I wrote anything.

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One of "The World's Finest Bike Touring Companies"!

January 30, 2011

Thanks so much to Ashley Hendrix, who recently wrote about us on the Active Adult blog.

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Biking Along the C&O Canal Tow Path

November 6, 2010

Thanks to Shari Bernhard for this wonderful account of her trip with us along the C&O Canal in October 2010.

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Getting Some Air

July 29, 2010

"Fresh air" is full of negative ions. It has a good amount of oxygen and is free of pollutants…

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It's The Winter To Get High

February 23, 2010

On endorphins…I mean! I have enough problems with mood swings this winter — thank you very much!

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My Newest Cyclist

January 5, 2010

Taking your children with you cycling has come a long way since my kids were young.

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Happy 2010 — Time for a Facelift!

December 31, 2009

A new web site to start the new year off with.

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Love at first Cape

October 24, 2009

A marriage proposal on the beach during our Cape Cod trip.

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Wheels, Water, Windmills

August 25, 2009

A grant - and a last-minute cancellation - enables a teacher to join us on our Holland trip.

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Time to go pedaling through the Tulips!

April 2, 2009

Roger and I are about to embark on our 8th season hosting Tulip Tours...

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Giving back on your birthday!

January 28, 2009

Today is my birthday. They come too quickly and the day passes in a wink of an eye.

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How we travel with our bike — no hassles!

January 10, 2009

We've riden our "Pocket Rocket Pro" for 5 years now and take it everywhere - seashore to rolling forests.

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Tips To Enjoy The Ride

December 28, 2008

Pace yourself. It is not necessary to bike fast or be quick on the climbs. Think of them as your workout for the day…

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Experience Life at a Slower Pace

December 22, 2008

On a bicycle, we experience life at a slower pace. The quiet of no motors and no radios frees my mind to explore its own channels.

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Why We Bike

December 19, 2008

We bike for the ice cream; the big meals; the cozy accommodations; the exercise and to stay fit; to be outdoors; to settle restlessness; to calm the mind’s chatter; to dispel stress…

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Reflections on a Group Bicycle Tour of Southern Spain

December 12, 2008

The bicycle ride was challenging for all riders. Thanks to brilliant, warm sunshine four of the riding days were just outstanding, both a cyclist’s and a photographer’s paradise.

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Sisterly Touring

December 9, 2008

I've toured with my sister, Lynn, for many years. Well, by touring I mean that Lynn was our assistant and Sag driver on many a Bike and the Like tour in the 90s. But we haven't ridden bikes together since we were in grade school and she never showed an interest in enjoying cycling during our trips.

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Scouting Trip to Andalucia, Spain

December 2, 2008

Once in a while we get a hankering to do things the way we did in the 80s before we became a touring group. For those of you who were not cycling back then, touring was usually getting a small group together for an adventure on two wheels.

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