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Visit this rural NH distillery

Take a road trip to New Hampshire for a tour of Tamworth Distilling, situated on sprawling grounds beneath Mount Whiteface in the Waterville Valley region. The distillery uses house-milled grain, White Mountain water, and herbs and botanicals from the property’s woods and garden. It also incorporates other wilderness-to-table ingredients including wheat, rye, apples, corn, and malt all harvested within a 150-mile radius, to create its unique spirits. Enjoy tastings by the river Sundays through Fridays noon to 4 p.m. or organize a private cocktail class, when staff offer a hands-on workshop and guide you through creating three unique cocktails. The distillery also hosts a Garden Infusions Cocktail Workshop Aug. 14, 6-7 p.m., and an Outdoor Cocktail Class Sept. 18, 6-7 p.m. $30 per person for classes/workshops. 603-323-7196,


Mountain bike the Grand Canyon

Bring your family to Nevada and enjoy pedaling along the

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Coronavirus: Six ways Covid-19 will change transport across the world

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The Covid-19 pandemic will transform transportation around the world, according to a new report.

There will be an increased use of bicycles and scooters as people seek to avoid congestion as well as a significant reduction in rush hour traffic.

People will likely work from home a lot more as well, the study from the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) said, which will mean smaller crowds on public transport.

The National takes a look at how the coronavirus crisis will permanently change how we commute.

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The UITP predicts there will be an increase in the use of cars and bicycles and more people will opt to walk to avoid crowded public transport amid physical distancing and hygiene concerns.

“Biking and walking are encouraged by many public authorities through the creation of new ‘green zones’, cycle lanes and pedestrian areas,” the report

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SoundCloud’s co-founders are launching an e-bike subscription service in Berlin

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Dance is a new electric bike subscription service launched by the co-founders of SoundCloud. The invite-only program, which includes delivery, maintenance, and theft protection, launches this month in Berlin. It’s the latest service to try to capitalize on the e-bike boom by shifting toward a Netflix or Spotify model for transportation.

Dance was founded by SoundCloud founders Eric Quidenus-Wahlforss and Alexander Ljung, along with the co-founder of web design startup Jimdo, Christian Springub. Their proposition rests on a couple of hard truths about e-bikes: they are expensive, typically costing €1,700 ($2,000) or more, and they are prone to theft. Dance is hoping to address those concerns, while also replicating the success of various music subscription services.

“Music was one of the first industries to experience the shift from ownership to subscription,” Ljung said in a statement. “At SoundCloud we helped usher in this transformation and established the world’s largest and

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Citi Bike sharing program celebrates 100 million bike rides and counting: NYC Mayor de Blasio

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New Yorkers have logged 100 million Citi Bike rides, Mayor de Blasio announced Monday.

a row of parked motorcycles sitting in front of a blue bicycle: Citibikes stationed next to the Bowling Green Subway Station in Manhattan on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

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Citibikes stationed next to the Bowling Green Subway Station in Manhattan on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

The milestone came last week, he said, more than seven years after the bike-rental program launched.

“Amidst this pandemic, it’s been a great option for a lot of New Yorkers who wanted a different way to get around,” Hizzoner said at a press conference.

“We’re proud to provide a sustainable, affordable mode of transportation to New Yorkers and to operate one of the few bike-share systems in the world to hit this major milestone,” Citi Bike’s General Manager Laura Fox said in a statement.

Citi Bike recently opened its 1,000th station, where people can rent bikes starting at $3 per trip.

The system came to the South Bronx in the

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