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Peoria? Adventure?

August 30, 2008

Okay. Not that I don’t love Peoria. Everyone here at school bitches and complains about how much they think P-Town sucks, but I do enjoy it. But one of the 50 Next Great Adventure Towns? What? 


Peoria’s fresh set of forest-lined singletrack has made it a new Midwest hub, thanks to the Peoria Area Mountain Biking Association’s trailblazing efforts. Come evening, pedalers and paddlers hit the revamped riverfront for microbrews and live music. 
Population: 113,107 
Median home price: $135,304 

Um, riverfront and downtown = booze. This we know. But insinuating people use bikes and kayaks here? I have never seen these people. Peoria is still a place where you nearly get plowed over just using the sidewalk…

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