Category Archives: bike ride

Biking in the Brandywine Valley: Hills, headwinds and Hurricane Ida’s wrath

Wow what hills. And what gorgeous scenery. Two days of bicycling in the Brandywine Valley southwest of Philadelphia. Continue reading

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I’ve found another 5-star trail on the East Coast Greenway

There’s a fantastic newish trail that takes you into Washington, D.C. Continue reading

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Tour de Pines 2021, day 4: I’m in love with Belleplain State Forest

We venture even further south in New Jersey to a rare area where people are relatively scarce. Continue reading

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Tour de Pines 2021, day 3: The hunt for the Jersey Devil

We looked hard. What we found instead. Continue reading

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Tour de Pines 2021, day 2: Historic Whitesbog Village plus Potato the baby pig

A tale of immigrant New Jersey deep in the Pine Barrens. Continue reading

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Tour de Pines 2021, day 1: Cranberries and ice cream sandwiches

We biked nearly 50 miles in southern Burlington County. Continue reading

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Hurricanes Henri and Ida ripped up the D&R Canal towpath

I dreaded seeing the damage from Henri and Ida. What a mess. Continue reading

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Let’s get the Essex-Hudson Greenway built!

Gov. Murphy, commit to building this trail! Continue reading

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My awesome bike summer — make that my awesome bike year

This essay for Rails to Trails is my thanks to my neighborhood — especially the kids — for the highlight of my COVID year. May it bring a few smiles or, better yet, inspire you in some way. Zeba, I … Continue reading

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This bike ride hits just about every beach in Cape Elizabeth, Maine

A scenic through Cape Elizabeth and beyond. Continue reading

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