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Top 8 Bike Trips in the U.S. (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post     First Posted: 08/22/09 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 02:40 PM ET

There's no better time than summer to get outdoors and experience natural beauty. One low impact way to see the sights and get some sunshine is a bike trip, and what better inspiration is there than the Tour de France which just finished its 16th stage? To get you started, we've created a list of the top eight biking trips that take place across the United States. So get out that helmet and start pedaling! But before you do, check out this slideshow and vote on your favorite trip.

 
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming: The Grand Teton National Park is full of spectacular mountains that rise high above Wyoming. You can go through 44-miles in Teton Park and access Jenny Lake, Signal Mountain, etc. Or you can do the famed Black Canyon Creek trail which takes you through Route 22, Teton Pass and a steep ride towards Black Canyon Creek. For the brave amongst you, do the trip from Dubois and climb over the Togowotee Pass and descent into Teton. The ride is definitely worth all the pain.
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And while we're talking bikes, the Boston Police Dept. just started using Twitter and Facebook to find bike thieves. Push your local police station to do the same!




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