Tuesday, February 11, 2014

MacGuyver does bicycle touring

From Treehugger.com:
Here's the cool bike fact of the day, which happens to also be celebrity trivia: According to his IMDB bio page, actor Richard Dean Anderson, best known for his roles as MacGyver and Colonel Jack O'Neill on SG-1, was quite the long-distance cyclist:
"Richard was very much a restless teenager, having had many adventures hitchhiking on the open road. This sense of adventure is most evident from his 5,641-mile bicycle trip from his home in Minnesota to Alaska. Though accompanied by several friends at the beginning of this trip, he traveled the last thirty-three days alone. This experience gave him a more centered sense of direction in his life."
It probably also gave him the experience to come up with lots of impromptu life-saving gadgets, like the famous coffin jet-ski:

Another reminder -- we are CLOSED today (Tue Feb 11, 2014) for our annual staff training day. Sorry for any inconvenience!

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