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Foot fault

We left Porto Friday morning at 8 in good spirits for the well-trodden Senda Litoral route. True enough, there was no difficulty keeping the Rio Douro on our left and we took a coffee & pastel de nata break as … Continue reading

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Day 3: Sintra to Ericeira

We departed about 7:45am to get as much walking in the cool morning as possible. A very hilly path through the northern part of the Cascais-Sintra Natural Park, past wide open farmlands made us feel like we really were on … Continue reading

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Ride Report: July 4th run to Key West

Vincent arrived at our place in St. Augustine after a long Saturday and Sunday of riding I-95 from NYC.  After cooling down we had a nice dinner. We awoke Monday for an early 7:45 departure via the quiet shore route A1A. With the … Continue reading

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Day 1: Strike 1

The day started perfectly. We met at 7 in western New Jersey and proceeded on an uneventful four hour ride through Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and into Virginia. We arrived at Front Royal, topped up our water and fuel, paid … Continue reading

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Completing The Blue Ridge Parkway-it’s a bust!

As noted in previous posts, I had been on & off the Blue Ridge Parkway during a 2012 trip.  Now I was riding the missing length of the 469-mile BRP; from the Southern terminus in Cherokee, NC up to Roanoke, VA, … Continue reading

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BunBurner 1500

This weekend four of us are making a combo BunBurner 1500 (1500 miles in 36 hours) and Dragon Run. The Dragon happens to be about 760 miles from NYC so we’re meeting at the Alexander Hamilton Rest Stop on the … Continue reading

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Bun Burner 1500

Vincent and Ariel, fresh with enthusiasm from their Saddle Sore 1000 ride this spring, have rallied the local RATs for a BB1500; 1,500 miles in under 36 hours.  After some discussion, we are heading into New England, right up to … Continue reading

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