Category Archives: bike ride

New Brunswick to Princeton on the D&R Canal + East Coast Greenway

The D&R Canal towpath was a mess after the one-two punch from Henri and Ida in late August and early September of 2021. Eight months later, it was time to check out how much repair work had been done and how rideable the route is. Continue reading

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A loop through the Assunpink wildlife refuge

This bike ride, at close to 30 miles, goes from West Windsor through the Assunpink Wildlife Management Area and back via Hightstown. Continue reading

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A new bike crossing over the Delaware River

The bike-ped path on the new Scudders Falls Bridge is finally open. Continue reading

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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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