The doors to Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe, a popular restaurant in the Seminole Heights neighborhood of Tampa, Fla., were still two hours away from opening, yet there was owner Melissa Deming shooting water into a big orange cooler behind the bar. Deming was filling the cooler to accommodate 100 bicyclists of all ages riding two-wheelers of all types that were gathering in her parking lot for a neighborhood restaurant bicycle tour. And I’m to blame. As a bicyclist who loves ...
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