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Contents: July/August 2013

July/August 2013

Cover: Photo illustration by AARON GOODMAN
Bug by IMAGEBROKER/SUPERSTOCK

FEATURES

EAT YOUR BUGS!
There are many environmental reasons to eat insects. But first you have to get past the ick factor.
PETER FRICK-WRIGHT

A ROOM WITH A VIEW
Touring Montana's fire lookout towers by mountain bike.
AARON TEASDALE

EXPERIMENTS IN SWISS CYLCING
Superb roads, incomparable scenery, all the pastries you can eat -- and a train to take you home.
GREGG BLEAKNEY

TO KILL A WOLF
The wolves in my life include one I wanted to shoot.
BJORN DIHLE

PLAYING WITH FIRE
Indulge your inner pyromaniac.
JOHNATHON ALLEN

RISE OF THE PLUG-IN HYBRIDS
Our 2013 EV buyer's guide focuses on vehicles that can go the extra mile. Plus: How to drive on pure sunshine.
REED McMANUS

BUSTING OUT OF BOOM AND BUST
Natural gas is the latest in a long string of fossil fuel fads to sweep the West. We don't have to do this again.
JOSHUA ZAFFOS


DEPARTMENTS

SPOUT
Simplistic thinking

LETTERS
What our readers have to say

CREATE
Environmental justice for all

ENJOY
Eco-kibble
TV star Emmanuelle Chriqui
Green your ride
The message is the medium

REPURPOSE
Bike tire to stylish belt

ASK MR. GREEN
How do I get more miles from my hybrid?

ACT
Washington, D.C.'s Black Women Bike

EXPLORE
McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica

GRAPPLE
Killing elephants to make keychains
Critter: Eight-legged peacock
Graphic: What makes cyclists so smug
On the One Hand: Air-Conditioners
Up to Speed

INNOVATE
The power of microgrids

SURVIVE
You start your epic bike adventure so late your shifters freeze. What do you do?

COMFORT ZONE
Emigration Canyon's magnetic house

BULLETIN
• DIY EV
• Underground Railroad site or coal-ash dump?

LAST WORDS
Coulda woulda shoulda


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