Category Archives: bike trail

The economic impact of Mississippi’s Longleaf Trace

I love hearing about the economic impact of rail-trails because to me, that’s the most convincing argument for a trail. Usually the numbers come from some big study that makes some pretty broad-brush claims. But here’s information from one bike … Continue reading

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43 miles on Mississippi’s Tanglefoot Trail

The Tanglefoot Trail runs from New Albany to Houston. Continue reading

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Hopscotching across the state of Mississippi

(It’s(It’s always about the food isn’t it? Much nicer than my usual style!) I’m getting away from a northern winter to join a small group exploring Mississippi on a bike. And no, this is not part of the East Coast … Continue reading

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Construction sites along the East Coast Greenway

It’s inspiring to hear about parts of the East Coast Greenway that are now under construction. Continue reading

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Day 1 — 49.1 miles from Raleigh from Smithfield

I’m back in love with the trails in the Raleigh area. Continue reading

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Day 7 — 64 miles from Auburn to Portland

We capped off our week-long ride along the East Coast Greenway from the Canadian border in Calais to Portland with a victory lap around Portland’s Back Bay with an inspirational group from Maine Adaptive Sports. And we saw where a 10-mile trail could go between Lisbon and Brunswick. Continue reading

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Peter Garrett, trailbuilder extraordinaire

One of the great things about the East Coast Greenway Week-A-Year ride is meeting passionate volunteers. Peter Garrett is one of those. Continue reading

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