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Antietam-Elkins Run Preview

Antietam-Elkins Run Preview

This is a great day on a bike. Highlights include Antietam National Battlefield (map), Harper’s Ferry Road, Harper’s Ferry, Old WV Route 55, S Mill Creek Rd, Smoke Hole Rd, Seneca Rocks, and U.S. Route 33. This 227 mile ride…

Ausable Ride Preview

Ausable Ride Preview

This 209 mile ride visits some of the very best roads and views north and east of Lake Placid. Highlights include Essex CR 21 (River Rd), NY Route 73, Hurricane Rd, Fox Run Rd, Lake Shore Rd, Highlands Rd, Rainbow…

Baddeck to Halifax Ride Preview

Baddeck to Halifax Ride Preview

This 254 mile ride crosses the Province on Route 7 and then follows the ocean to Halifax. Since it is trip getaway day, I kept the mileage down and used the highway for the first 84 miles. Those who get…

Boldt Castle Run Preview

Boldt Castle Run Preview

This 291 mile ride visits the western Adirondacks and the St. Lawrence River Valley. Highlights include NY Route 3, views of Boldt Castle, CR-3, CR-8, CR-27, NY Route 56, Tupper Lake Waterfront Park, Lake Flower, and McKenzie Pond Road. Leave…

Bras D’Or Lake Ride Preview

Bras D’Or Lake Ride Preview

This 218 mile ride has great water views, curvy roads, 2 ferry rides, and 2 very good things to see. Highlights include the Cabot Trail along St. Ann’s Bay, the Englishtown Ferry, Sydney Harbour, Mira Gut, the Fortress of Louisbourg,…

Cabot Trail Clockwise Ride Preview

Cabot Trail Clockwise Ride Preview

This 199 mile ride has great views as the road curves atop cliffs along the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Cabot Strait. This ride differs from the clockwise ride in a couple of key ways. First, the views and…

Cabot Trail Counterclockwise Ride Preview

Cabot Trail Counterclockwise Ride Preview

This 227 mile ride has great views as the road curves atop cliffs along the Cabot Strait and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. This ride differs from the clockwise ride in a couple of key ways. First, the views and…

Champlain Islands LP Ride Preview

Champlain Islands LP Ride Preview

This 206 mile ride visits some of the very best roads and scenic views in the upper Champlain Valley and Vermont’s Champlain Islands. Highlights include Essex CR 21 (River Road), NY Route 86, Haselton Road along the West Branch Ausable…

Cross Ridge Twisties Preview

Cross Ridge Twisties Preview

This 212 mile ride traverses US 250 and WV 39 between VA Route 678 and US 219 in WV. These are some of the very best riding roads in the east. Both of these roads cross a series of ridges…

Eastern Twists Ride Preview

Eastern Twists Ride Preview

What makes this 220 mile ride unique is the quality and quantity of its great curvy roads. This ride vies for the title of best curvy ride in the Northeast. Highlights include NY Route 86 along the West Branch Ausable…

Elkins To Gettysburg Ride Preview

Elkins To Gettysburg Ride Preview

This 230 mile ride visits some of the best roads between West Virginia and Gettysburg, Highlights include U.S. Route 219, U.S. Route 50, Bear Hill Road, PA Route 26, PA Route 484, PA Route 522, and PA Route 30. Begin…

Elkins to Lewisburg Ride Preview

Elkins to Lewisburg Ride Preview

This 234 mile ride visits some great roads not covered in other rides. Highlights include US Route 33, Seneca Rocks, Germany Valley Overlook, Clover Hill Road, VA 257, VA 731, VA 42, US Route 250, Confederate Breastworks Interpretive Site, High’s…

Greenbrier River Ride Preview

Greenbrier River Ride Preview

This 224 mile ride has some of the better overlooked twisty roads and scenic views in West Virginia. It is a great ride that should not be missed. Highlights include WV Route 3, WV 20 along the New River, the…

Halifax To Wolfville Ride Preview

Halifax To Wolfville Ride Preview

This 239 mile ride visits the Halifax Explosion Memorial Bell Tower before exploring parts of Nova Scotia’s Lighthouse Route along the province’s South Shore. The ride then crosses the province and follows parts of Nova Scotia’s Evangeline Trail along the…

High Peaks LP Ride Preview

High Peaks LP Ride Preview

This 222 mile ride visits the best roads and views in the High Peaks region. Highlights include the base of Whiteface Mountain, the Whiteface Summit, Franklin Falls Pond, Saranac Lake, Forest Home Rd, NY Route 30, Horseshoe Pond, Fish Creek…

Lake Ainslie Ride Preview

Lake Ainslie Ride Preview

This 175 mile ride has great water views, curvy roads, a ferry ride, and a visit to the Glenora Distillery. Highlights include Ainslie Lake, Route 395, Margaree Harbour, Route 219 along the Northumberland Strait, Inverness, the Glenora Distillery, Mabou, Route…

Lake Placid to WRJ Ride Preview

Lake Placid to WRJ Ride Preview

This 150 mile ride visits some of the best roads between Lake Placid, NY and White River Junction, VT. Highlights include Adirondack LOJ, Cascade Lake, Hurricane Road, NY Route 73, Tracy Road, Edgemont Road, NY Route 22 along Lake Champlain,…

Lewisburg To Front Royal Ride Preview

Lewisburg To Front Royal Ride Preview

This 260 mile ride includes a great section of WV 39 that was not part of other rides. It also includes a fun, curvy stretch of U.S. Route 60 leading to the Blue Ridge Parkway. The ride finishes with the…

Moncton To Baddeck Ride Preview

Moncton To Baddeck Ride Preview

This 289 mile ride from Moncton, NB to Baddeck, NS follows parts of the scenic Sunrise Trail along Nova Scotia’s North Shore on the Northumberland Strait. This is a higher mileage day so there will not be a lot of…

New River Gorge Ride Preview

New River Gorge Ride Preview

Route 219. Route 60, and Route 39 are great riding roads. The WV 219 Scenic View, the Glade Creek Grist Mill in Babcock State Park, the New River Gorge Bridge, the Hawk’s Nest Overlook, the Highland Scenic Highway and the…

North Allegheny Highlands Ride Preview

North Allegheny Highlands Ride Preview

This 240 mile ride visits some of the best roads north and west of Elkins. Highlights include U.S. Route 219, U.S. Route 250, U.S. Route 33, the Germany Valley View, Smoke Hole Road, Seneca Rocks, and the old coal town…

Northwest Dacks Ride Preview

Northwest Dacks Ride Preview

This 252 mile ride visits some of the best roads and scenic views west and south of Lake Placid. Highlights include Saranac Lake, Franklin CR 18 (Forest Home Rd), NY Route 30, Horseshoe Pond, Fish Creek Pond, Saranac Lake, NY…

Ontario River Ramble Preview

Ontario River Ramble Preview

This 253 mile ride visits the Northern Adirondacks and crosses into Ontario. The ride follows the St. Lawrence River affording great views.¬†Highlights include NY Route 30 north to Paul Smiths, Barnum Pond, County Route 25 along the Salmon River, the…

PEI Ride Preview

PEI Ride Preview

This 165 mile ride is a good introduction to Central PEI. Highlights include Malpeque Wharf, Rattenbury Rd, Green Gables Heritage Place in Cavendish, North Rustico Harbour, Rustico Bay, Charlottetown, Fort Amherst, Argyle Point Provincial Park, Victoria Wharf, Route 13, and…

Potts & Peters Mountains Ride Preview

Potts & Peters Mountains Ride Preview

This 233 mile ride is spectacular. It is a great mix of exciting twisty roads, pretty views, and peaceful rides along streams & through forest. This is one of my very favorites. Highlights include US Route 219, the WV 219…

Swiss & Cass Ride Preview

Swiss & Cass Ride Preview

This 214 mile ride is a great mix of curvy roads, great scenery, and interesting things to see. Route 15, Route 20, and Route 66 are three of the best roads in West Virginia. Helvetia is a nice little Swiss…

Two Knobs Ride Preview

Two Knobs Ride Preview

This 213 mile ride has superb riding and spectacular scenery. Highlights include U.S. Route 33, Briery Gap Rd, Spruce Knob, the Germany Valley Scenic Overlook, Sugar Grove Rd, Reddish Knob Rd, Reddish Knob Scenic View, Moyers Gap Rd, U.S. Route…

U.S. To Moncton Ride Preview

U.S. To Moncton Ride Preview

This 242 mile ride from St. Stephen to Moncton visits some of the best roads and views along the Fundy Coast of New Brunswick. Highlights include St. Andrews, St. George Falls, Lepreau Falls, Reversing Falls, the Tynemouth Creek Covered Bridge,…

Vermont North Gaps LP Ride Preview

Vermont North Gaps LP Ride Preview

This 236 mile ride visit some of the best roads and scenic views in the eastern Adirondacks and in the Vermont Gaps. Highlights include NY Route 73, Hurricane Rd, Lincoln Pond Rd, Tracy Rd, Ensign Pond Rd, Crown Point, the…

Wolfville To PEI Ride Preview

Wolfville To PEI Ride Preview

This 268 mile ride follows the shore of the Minas Basin. This part of the Bay of Fundy has the highest tides in the world. Nova Scotia calls this the Glooscap Trail. From Wikipedia: “According to a Mikmaq legend, Glooscap…

WRJ to Lake Placid Ride Preview

WRJ to Lake Placid Ride Preview

This 152 mile ride visits some of the best roads and views between White River Junction, Vermont and Lake Placid, NY. Highlights include VT Route 14, Camp Brook Rd/Bethel Mountain Rd, Rochester, VT, VT Route 100, VT Route 73, Brandon…