From Bike Trails

Jekyll Island Bike Trails

Last week Tom and I took the tandem and drove over to Jekyll Island to hit the bike trails there.  Even though you can see Jekyll Island from St. Simons, you have to drive east over the causeway to Brunswick, south over the Sidney Lanier Bridge, and then west over the tollway ($6 per car) …

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Gitchi Gami State Trail

Last week, on one of our days off, we headed down on MN 61 to bike on the Gitchi Gami Trail.  This is a paved bike trail that runs along the shore of Lake Superior.  Right now it is in three sections, but eventually it will be 88 miles from Two Harbors to Grand Marais. …

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Riverwalk

The Tennessee River runs through downtown Chattanooga and Chattanooga is taking advantage of this natural resource better than most other cities we have visited.  The Riverwalk is just one of the many attractions in the easy-to-navigate downtown area. The Riverwalk is seven miles of trail along the Tennessee River.  The Riverwalk starts at Chickamauga Dam …

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Nashua River Rail Trail

Monday was a lovely day, so Tom and I took the opportunity to ride the Nashua River Rail Trail.  The Nashua River Rail Trail runs for 11 miles in Massachusetts, crosses the state border into New Hampshire, and continues for another 1.5 miles.  The trail runs across the bed of the former Hollis Branch of …

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The Ohio to Erie Trail

Did you know that there is a plan to connect the Ohio River with Lake Erie by bike trail?  It is called the Ohio to Erie Trail and it has been in the works about as long as there have been bike trails in Ohio.  Of the 300 planned miles of the Ohio to Erie …

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Westerville Bike and Walk Trail

Yesterday Tom and I enjoyed an adventurous ride on the Westerville Bike and Walk Trail.  We also rode two shorter trails that are north of the Westerville Bike and Walk Trail called the Genoa Trail and the Hoover Scenic Trail. The Genoa Trail and the Hoover Scenic Trail (which runs along Hoover Reservoir north of …

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