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About alliumstozinnias

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

Schuylkill River Trail: A metric century from Philadelphia to Reading

The Schuylkill River Trail has had lots of upgrades since I biked from Conshohocken to Reading seven years ago. This time I started in Philadelphia. Here’s what I found. Continue reading

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Arney’s Mount: another stunning Burlington County trail

Thiis 2.2-mile trail is a loop that has the highest point in Burlington County as its backdrop. Continue reading

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Explore Burlington County’s new Rancocas Creek Greenway

How cool would it be to have this bike trail behind your neighborhood? Continue reading

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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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