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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.

Kate Tempest – The storm before the calm.

Kate Tempest’s words are truly like a well-needed storm, watch the interview and let yourself get soaked! Continue reading

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An hour a day then put it away!

Do you think that is possible in our modern world of always being connected? Besides sharing in his journey of becoming a doctor, my friend Jan, a child psychologist in training from Holland, has some interesting thoughts on the matter … Continue reading

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Marching for the planet!!

Our future is looking a little bit brighter after the world wide march for the climate on March 15th. I went down to listen to what the students had to say. Here is what it looked like on the streets … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to Live Like a Refugee!

Hope all is well with everyone receiving this. The refugee crisis hasn’t disappeared from the planet, it has just taken a backseat to other headlines. Fortunately there are people doing what they can in their small way. Here I interview … Continue reading

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Civil Disobedience – The New Normal?

Hello everyone, hope you are well. Our world is changing rapidly, the political, financial, environmental and educational systems are all in big change. One of those paths to change is Civil Disobedience. Civil Disobedience comes in many forms, young children … Continue reading

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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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