• Fixes, Flora and Fauna Along the C&O: Days 8 and 9
  • Shaking It Up on the C&O: Days 6 and 7
  • Swimming on Bikes: Day 5 on the Great Allegheny Passage
  • Bike Touring the Great Allegheny Passage: Days 3 and 4 on the GAP
  • Bike Touring Lessons Learned So Far: Two Days and 84 Miles
  • Prepping, Packing, Shopping: Time for a Big Bike Tour

Fixes, Flora and Fauna Along the C&O: Days 8 and 9

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Lest you think I’m exaggerating the shaking and baking on the C&O, today a bolt fell out of the rack on my bike, having vibrated loose¬†along the way. Luckily we were close to Harper’s Ferry and the bike shop/general store had something that fit. That’s my first mechanical issue of any kind. Eric had a […]

Shaking It Up on the C&O: Days 6 and 7

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As we racked up the miles on the first half of our trek, five days on the Great Allegheny Passage, we heard it again and again from the owner of Confluence Cycles, from B&B hosts, from little old ladies in quaint lunch spots: “The C&O isn’t like the GAP.” They got that right. The Great […]

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