Western New England Greenway

The Western New England Greenway is part of U.S. BICYCLE ROUTE 7 that connects New York to Montreal. The corridor largely follows near U.S. ROUTE 7 through the very western portions of CT, MA AND VT. It links with the EAST COAST GREENWAY at the Merritt Parkway near Norwalk, CT. at the Southern terminus, and with QUEBEC’S ROUTE VERTE at … Continue reading Western New England Greenway

CHAD Tour – Lake Champlain and Adirondacks

Lake Champlain Adirondacks bicycle tour

The CHAD tour combines some of the finest rides in the Lake Champlain basin with challenging climbs in the Adirondacks. The tour begins in Burlington on Sunday night, and heads to Plattsburgh via the Lake Champlain Islands on Monday. On Tuesday riders head into the Adirondacks, and on Wednesday turn back east to Ticonderoga, crossing back into Vermont on Thursday. The return to Burlington … Continue reading CHAD Tour – Lake Champlain and Adirondacks

Bicycling The Erie Canal

Cycling the Erie Canal Richard Costello

Richard S. Costello July 1, 2016 Greetings Gordon, Just a simple note to say, that recently I took advantage of your Erie Canal “ride with gps” ride posted online, and traveled the route in exact detail. I had a great time cycling across New York State, and thus turned my adventures into a book just … Continue reading Bicycling The Erie Canal

Niagra Gorge trail system

Niagara Gorge trails

The Niagara Gorge is the geographic area along the Niagara River near the Falls, offering up-close views of the Gorge's geologic beauty, without being surrounded by tourists. Niagra Gorge trail hike View at RideWithGPS View and print map

New York trails

New York trails

Trailink Albany County Rail Trail 8.4 miles Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Gravel Allegheny River Valley Trail 5.6 miles Asphalt Andes Rail Trail 1 miles Dirt, Grass Auburn Trail 9.1 miles Crushed Stone Auburn-Fleming Trail 1.6 miles Ballast, Dirt Ballston Veterans Bike Path 3.5 miles Asphalt Bethpage Bikeway 12.5 miles Asphalt Big Flats Trail 1.7 miles Gravel … Continue reading New York trails

Answer to Cancer A2C, Highland Falls, NY: June 10, 2017

A2C bicycle ride

Join the Answer to Cancer (A2C) ride as an individual or as part of a team to support  finding a cure for cancer. 100% of funds raised by participants go toward lifesaving cancer immunotherapy research! Choose between 25, 50 and 100 miles. All rides pass through the  grounds of the United States Military Academy at West Point. 2016 … Continue reading Answer to Cancer A2C, Highland Falls, NY: June 10, 2017

New York official state bicycle routes

NY Bicycle Route 5

The New York State Department of Transportation provides online maps for several long distance, on-road bicycle routes. Cyclists using these routes should be comfortable sharing the roadway with motorized vehicles traveling at higher speeds. Printed maps for these routes can be obtained with no charge from the New York State Department of Transportation Bicycle and … Continue reading New York official state bicycle routes