Category: Bike trails

Bike maps for Boca Raton

Refering to city bike maps are a sure way to reduce the stress of cyclilng out into the road war ruled by automobiles.

City bike maps usually show routes designated as safe for cyclists, and the locations of bike lanes and bike paths.

Boca Raton, Florida, is spending $37,000 to print 10,000 bike maps that show 40 miles of bike lanes and 28 miles of bike paths through the city.

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One day soon — bicycle from Pittsburgh to DC on bike path

The Great Allegheny Passage sounds like something blazed for grisly pioneers in deerskin, not cyclists in spandex.
But a group of folks from everyday walks of life is creating this rail-to-trail route.
They say that as early as 2006 it will carry cyclists all the way from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Cumberland, Maryland, a distance of about 150 miles.
At Cumberland, cyclists can pick up the C&O Canal towpath, which is an ever-descending path along the Potomac River all the way to Washington DC …

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85,000 miles on the 34.5-mile Virginia Creeper bike trail

If all went well, and I'm sure it did, Lawrence Dye (left) chalked up career mile No. 100,000 this weekend.
The 73-year-old cyclist has logged 85,000 of those miles on the Virginia Creeper Trail, a 34.5-mile rail-to-trail crushed gravel route in southwestern Virginia, since 1990.
Let me do the math. On average, Dye has knocked out 5,600 miles a year …

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