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About thebikeguy61

I was born in The Bronx, in NYC. I traveled a fair bit of the world by bicycle for many years. In more recent years I have moved around Europe with my wife and 2 children. My first book was published in 2010, "Cycles of a Traveler". www.cyclesofatraveler.com Back living in France after a fantastic voyage across America with my family. Next book on its way, and always more interviews to look forward to.

Disconnecting….Reconnecting!

I remember in 1994 while pedaling across America after many years of traveling the world on my bicycle I met a guy in the middle of the country somewhere and we had lunch together as we were headed in opposite … Continue reading

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Watch “20 years of British films in France.” on YouTube

There is an outdoor film festival which happens annually in our neck of the woods. Here’s a quick interview with the couple that started it. Hope you enjoy. Peace, Joe

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Connecting the World Through Music!

Meet Steve Shehan, world musician. On a chance meeting I met this quite interesting dude, listen here to a quick tale about his life’s journey from a Virginia born American to a world musician based in Paris, France. Enjoy, peace, … Continue reading

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Democratic Education, what a concept!

Hello there everyone, although the sun was in our eyes, and my hat shades my face in this interview, my ears were wide open while talking to Ramin, an interesting guy who has been involved in Democratic Education for only … Continue reading

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The reinvention of Donna

Hello out there. I hope all is well. Once again I find myself in Weymouth, a bit warmer this time around, but not much! After all it is nearly May so why should I expect not to be wearing a … Continue reading

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The French Connection

Hello all, Welcome to my next installment of ‘Living From the Heart’. Hey, I think I just named the series of interviews I’ve been doing. Meet Aynoa, working in the film industry in the UK coming from the countryside in … Continue reading

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Cycling Out of the Comfort Zone.

I met Florian in our associative cafe at his presentation. He was full of life, adventure and talking from the heart about his six month adventure of cycling without money from his hometown in France to Morocco. As we drove … Continue reading

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