Get Outta Here Podcast: A Trip to Bicycle Heaven

Nearly a quarter century ago, the province of Quebec launched an ambitious effort to encourage bicycle touring. And from Montreal’s annual bike festival at the end of May to scenic country routes along the St. Lawrence River to the Blueberry Trail around Lac St. Jean, visitors — riders and non-riders alike — have responded.

AP correspondent Cal Woodward has been visiting Quebec by bicycle for the last seven years and bringing his friends. He guides us through the touring scene.

Plus: Actress and supermodel Olivia Culpo offers a peek at her favorite trip.

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