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East Alburg, VT to Milton, VT (40.5 miles)

The second day of our two-day trip was very eventful! When we were planning out the trip, Marsha and I discovered that while we found a campsite about halfway through the route, there wasn’t much else there. And while we … Continue reading

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Day 1: Milton, VT to East Alburg, VT (36 miles)

Marsha and I have been looking for a vacation we could take together, and Marsha wanted to get her first taste of bicycle touring. We originally scheduled a trip to New York for a multi-day trip along the Erie Canal, … Continue reading

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Post-Ride: Statistics

I have compiled all the stats from my trip, and crunched all the numbers. Here are some of the more interesting totals: Total distance: 3,757 miles My rough guess for my total, without adding anything up, was 3700 miles. Pretty … Continue reading

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Post-ride report: Two Weeks Later

Several people I run into ask how I am doing now that I have been done with my bike trip. How much am I riding? How is my body reacting to not riding 50+ miles every day? How am I … Continue reading

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Day 56: Boylston, MA to Revere Beach, MA — 50 miles

And with that, the trip comes to a close. Fittingly, the roads I biked on were very familiar to me, and I saw many familiar faces along the way, leading up to a grand finale on the beach, with dozens … Continue reading

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Day 55: Amherst, MA to Boylston, MA — 60 miles

Wow! My penultimate day of biking! In the morning, I had breakfast at the B&B, and I had an interesting discussion with a woman sitting at my breakfast table. She was in town for a wedding, and we talked for … Continue reading

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Day 54: Housatonic, MA to Amherst, MA — 60 miles

After using so many words yesterday describing the difference between “eastern” and “western” hills, today I had two “western” climbs. Go figure. After a quick stop in Lee, Massachusetts to grab some grub, the first climb started. It was a … Continue reading

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