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Crank World Cycling Blog Honors: 2010

by Going Slowly

We won Cranklisted's Favorite Commuter/Travel Biking Blog for 2010! Thank you so much to everyone who voted for us! To see the winners in all of the categories, check out this post by Darryl, the friendly guy behind Loving the Bike and Cranklisted.

In the spirit of promoting cycling blogs, here are our some of our friends and favorites:

Travelling Two: Bicycle Touring Inspiration » http://www.travellingtwo.com

It would be hard to find someone more dedicated to the touring community than Friedel Grant. She and her partner Andrew have created one of, if not the most, informative touring websites on the internet.

Newlyweds Cycle the World » http://www.erck.org

We've read Sarah and Jamie's story at least three times through. Their down-to-earth journal helped convince Tara that she really could do this before we left. We're good friends now too, staying in contact via email and our journal regularly. We can't wait to meet you guys!

Ride Earth » http://tom.ride-earth.org.uk

We just found Tom's website, and think his photos and journals are brilliant. He is currently cycling in Mongolia, so we are watching his progress carefully.

Bikeloc » http://www.bikeloc.org

The story of two guys cycling across the US this summer, capturing stories of the local food movement through potlucks. What a great idea; we wish we could go eat with them!

Besides these blogs, there are also plenty of great stories from couples we've communicated with who are either in the planning stages of their trip, or in their first few months of travel. So here's to Manjula & Max, Emma & Justin, Liz & Patrick, Freddie & Guy, Kirby and Rebecca and Sarah & Lachlan! Way to make your dreams a reality!

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Congratulations once again on your Crank Listed Honor. To be completely honest, I didn't know about your site prior to the start of Crank Listed 2010....but I definitely know about it now and I'm so glad that I do.
One of the main reasons for doing Crank and the Directory was so that great cycling blogs like yours could be discovered by more people.....looks like it definitely worked.
I'm now a fan of yours and will spend more time checking out the sites you mentioned in this post.

Posted by Loving the Bike on June 15th, 2010 at 6:29 PM
Grats guys! I voted for you ^.^
Posted by Brittany on June 15th, 2010 at 6:37 PM
A BIG congrats to you both. It is a well deserved award as your site is so well crafted.

Rik and Paula
Posted by Paula Bradshaw on June 16th, 2010 at 12:03 AM
Congratulations! I found out too late that there was such a thing as these awards, so I could not vote nor nominate, but we really enjoy your stories and great pictures.

Good riddance to Blogger/spot, what is your new platform?
Cheers from Ecuador, still (agaian) heading South,
Harry & Ivana
Posted by Harry & Ivana, WorldOnaBike.com on June 16th, 2010 at 3:10 AM
We are so proud of you both and love you so. Love GM & GP
Posted by gm on June 16th, 2010 at 3:14 AM
Congrats on the award you guys!! And thanks for the nice mention of our site - we can't wait to meet you in real life. You should buy your land in CO, it is soooo nice here! :)
Posted by sarah & jamie on June 18th, 2010 at 2:17 PM
Congratulations on the Crank award, you both work so hard and deserve it! And thanks for the shout-out, I love reading your journal and then thinking "this IS going to be us!!" :)
Posted by Liz Kelley on June 21st, 2010 at 2:51 AM
Thanks for the congratulations, everyone! We work really hard on this scrapbook of ours, and its nice to know others like it as well. :-) Liz, I'm so glad you look at our site and are able to envision yourself on your own adventure. It's totally do-able, really it is!
Posted by Tara on June 23rd, 2010 at 7:41 AM