Category Archives: Trips

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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Day 53: Schenectady, NY to Housatonic, MA — 65 miles

I’m not going to lie… going into today I had a little bit of dread about the climbing I would have to do. I haven’t done much climbing recently. Michigan was flat. Ontario was flat. New York, at least where … Continue reading

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Day 52: Utica, NY to Schenectady, NY — 78 miles

The restorative powers of sleep are really remarkable. I woke up today feeling MUCH better than yesterday, and as a result I enjoyed my day’s ride much more. The ride was the same distance as yesterday, but the route was … Continue reading

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Day 51: Weedsport, NY to Utica, NY — 78 miles

This was a tough day. I’m still suffering from my cold, and while I am starting to feel better, my energy levels are not as good as they have been. Most of the first half of the ride I spent … Continue reading

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Day 50: Rochester, NY to Weedsport, NY — 75 miles

With 50 days of biking under my belt, you’d think that I wouldn’t have much new to experience. However, even now I have to deal with something that hasn’t come up before: I have a cold. There was a day … Continue reading

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