Category Archives: New York

Four Northeastern Bicycle Trails

Despite the presence of hurricane remnant Hermine, who had parked herself in the Atlantic near New England and refused to leave, Sue and I drove north in early September do some bicycling. We managed to ride four bike trails, three … Continue reading

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Different Strokes: 20 Bicycle Tours | # 3

Bike Overnights About a year ago, the Adventure Cycling Association introduced Bike Overnights, a blog featuring readers’ stories and photos about their own brief bicycle adventures. Adventure Cycling describes a bike overnight as “a short getaway by bike, involving at least one … Continue reading

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Different Strokes: 20 Bicycle Tours | # 2

Fully Supported Tours I took part in 10 fully supported tours over the past 13 years. They varied greatly in duration, numbers of riders, and the nature of the routes, but they also shared many similarities. On each tour, we stayed in … Continue reading

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I ❤ NY (State)

On one of my many drives between Boston and Buffalo in the early 1980s, I stopped off at a New York State Thruway rest area and bought what was then considered a travel mug. It was a small white plastic … Continue reading

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Adirondack Morning

The veils of mist lift slowly, one by one. First the nearer trees appear, then the island and the rocky point beyond. Then the far shore begins to emerge from the fog. At last Blue Mountain starts to shed its clouds. By then … Continue reading

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