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About alliumstozinnias

A gardener (along with the Brit) who has discovered there is more than hybrid tomatoes. And a cyclist.

E-biking in Piedmont’s wine country around Alba

A 25-mile bike ride through Barolo in Piedmont, one of Italy’s great wine areas. Continue reading

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Day 3 on Eurovelo 8 in France: We reach Narbonne

On Day 3 of our short DIY bike ride along Eurovelo 8, we pedaled from Beziers to Narbonne. Continue reading

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Day 2 on Eurovelo 8 in France: Sete to Beziers

We reach the Canal du Midi halfway through this 3-day DIY bike ride in France. Continue reading

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Eurovelo 8: Montpellier to Narbonne in 3 days

You can plan your own bike ride along Eurovelo 8 in France. Here’s how. Continue reading

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How to bike to Duke Farms (with a detour to the new Flounder Brewing)

Would the D&R Canal towpath be the best way to reach Duke Farms? Or would a road option be better? Continue reading

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Lawrence Hopewell Trail’s Full Moon Ride is back!

I love the Lawrence Hopewell Trail but haven’t been on its Full Moon Ride in – gulp! – five years. Time to go back! Continue reading

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Erie Canal bike ride: We reach Albany on Day 7

We did it! 360 miles after leaving Buffalo (plus a detour to Seneca Falls), we reach Albany! Continue reading

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Too much pie on the Erie Canal from Utica to Amsterdam

This was the prettiest segment of our Erie Canal bike ride. Also our longest. Continue reading

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Erie Canal bike ride: Syracuse to Utica on day 5

Today was history day for me. Continue reading

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Erie Canal bike ride: Seneca Falls to Syracuse

Look for the references to 19 in Seneca Falls —we spotted signs for the right to run 19 (that’s a 19k run) and had breakfast (and a great conversation with two locals) at Cafe 19.

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