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A very good friend signed up for and rode a multi-day cycling event in another western state recently. Afterwards, he sent over this un-doctored photographic evidence of “counterfeit” RouteArrows! Names are being withheld to protect the innocent. The FBI, the FTC and Homeland Security have been notified and “they’re on it”. As tragic as this wrongdoing might be, there is an upside! The RouteArrows shape is very well branded and highly appreciated by discerning cyclists. On the downside, those painted ersatz markings were less noticeable and “easy to miss” according to the very good friend. Both for the less vibrant...

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I just picked up an interesting new read "The Wright Brothers", by David McCullough. They are best known for the world's first "heavier-than-air powered aircraft". But did you know that they began with "The Wright Cycle Company" in the spring of 1893, during the early wave of the "safety bicycle" boom? In fact, the American Journal of Obstetrics hailed the bicycle as "one of the greatest inventions of the 19th Century". That's still true 122 years later, but there are always those who resist change. Back then, some bicycle critics said that it was "morally hazardous" and it allowed children...

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My name is Randall, welcome to the RouteArrows BLOG! Before we get into a weekly discussion on route marking with RouteArrows or any of the many "event organizer" topics I plan to cover, let me first ask this question: Why should a cycling, (or walking or running) event mark their routes in the first place? Why not rely on a good ol' map, or route marshals? And with todays technology, a smart phone or a GPS? Are the perceived benefits of route marking (by both cyclist and organizers) worth the price in terms of money, time, energy, risk and headaches?...

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RouteArrows is pleased to announce the debut of our all-new website! We have designed it to have a fresh and modern look with enhanced e-commerce functionality. Please take a look around, and let us know what you think!

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