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What It's Like To Ride Your Bike 20,000 Miles From Alaska To Argentina

In the summer of 2009, Cass Gilbert, 36, set out on one of the longest bike trips in the world. From Prudhoe Bay in Alaska, down the backroads of British Columbia, the red rock of the American West, the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the lush green of the Central American highlands—with a detour through the time warp of Cuba—on his way to the southern tip of South America.
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Business & Finance : DealBook (4 years ago)

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United States / Los Angeles : Opinion L.A. (2 days ago)

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Cyclists go from Alaska to Argentina

United States / Chicago : Redeye Chicago (last year)

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