Category Archives: News

Sealed With a Kiss From Sri Lanka (Day 3)

There’s a constant stream of sounds that fill the air at every moment here in the Central Province of Sri Lanka (in ALL of Sri Lanka, for that matter); so constant, that it’s hard to ascertain the hierarchy of sound to begin to start describing. For example, early in the morning, I’ve noticed the sound […]

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George Maurer hosts “Stripped Down” with Muggsy Lauer

March 10, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Collective Unconscious and jazz group band mate Muggsy Lauer joins George Maurer for 3rd ‘Stripped Down’ at Pioneer Place ST. CLOUD — George Maurer and Muggsy Lauer have been playing music together since Maurer had a monster mullet and Lauer had a full head of hair. Nearly two decades […]

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Custom-building a Surly Fat Bike for “50 Across Iceland”

Bicycling the interior of Iceland next summer over a six week period is not going to just be a bike in the park!  To handle the rugged, rough, lunar-landscape interior of Iceland, I am having Cale and Matt at Sun City Cyclery and Skates in my hometown of Sun Prairie, WI build me another bike […]

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Summer 2015 George Maurer Bicycle Adventure Video

Follow George Maurer on yet another of his bicycle adventures, as he crisscrosses America’s western deserts and mountains in support of a cure for cancer, in honor of his friend, Carolyn Held. In the summer of 2015, George biked from San Francisco to Salt Lake City, and then biked 14,110′ to the summit of Pike’s […]

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February-March 2015 Newsletter

After a lengthy month of travel in January (NYC, KY, NOLA, FL, AL, MS ending with a 10 day visit to the Mexican Riviera to visit a good friend), I decided I needed to take a break away from travel and postings and Facebook itself…and get some work done!  So, I deactivated my account and […]

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The 2015 Carolyn Held Memorial Bike Ride: A 2-leg journey, 2600 miles

Thank you for giving and, yes, I’m riding again for cancer research next summer… …as if riding 3600 miles in across the USA in 48 days wasn’t goal enough last summer, when you helped me raise over $21,000 to benefit cancer research at the Mayo Clinic with the Carolyn Held Memorial. But even Carolyn didn’t […]

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48 Across the 48 Journal #11

Here’s where you can give to The Carolyn Held Memorial Fund Your contribution is 100% tax deductible. Here’s my latest video journal for 48 Across the 48, my 3600 mile solo bicycle ride from Seattle, WA to Boston, MA (and then on to Provincetown, Cape Cod, MA) from July 3-August 20, 2014.  This journey helped raise […]

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48 Across the 48 News

Click the link below to read a letter of thanks from George Maurer and a final update on the total amount raised for the Carolyn Held Memorial to benefit cancer research at the Mayo Clinic.  Also, George is planning another ride next summer, making the Carolyn Held Memorial Bike Ride an annual event!  Details within… […]

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48 Across the 48 Day 1 Journal

Here’s where you can give to The Carolyn Held Memorial Fund Your contribution is 100% tax deductible. You can also support me directly:  If you have extra to share, I welcome you to contribute to my food, camping and equipment expenses. These donations are not tax deductible. However, they do help offset the cost of being […]

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