Essex is the center of a bicycling paradise. The roads are wide and in fairly good condition, local drivers provide wide berth and the scenery is quietly beautiful. The hamlet of Essex is at the bottom of all the hilly roads leading into it, so if you start in the hamlet, you’ll … [Read more...] about Biking in Essex: Amazing Adventures for All!
The first annual Wadhams Cross Race will be held Saturday, Dec. 17 at 953 Essex County Route 8 in Westport. The first race begins at 11 a.m. and the last race at 2:15 p.m. Races last between 30 minutes and an hour depending on age and ability level. No experience is necessary. … [Read more...] about First Annual Wadhams Cross Race on Tap (THE SUN)
"I don’t know what you’re doing on September 24, but we are going to move this outfit over to Mace Chasm Farm in Keeseville, NY for Bike the Barns. Inspired by agritourism cycling traditions in other parts of the country, the first annual Bike the Barns in the Adirondacks is a … [Read more...] about Bike’n The Barns (Lake Champlain Region)
Did you know that we're already a third of the way through National Bike Month? That's right, May is National Bike Month. And today is the first day of Bike to Work Week (May 11 through May 15, 2015). National Bike Month If you've never heard of National Bike Month (and you … [Read more...] about National Bike Month: It’s Bike to Work Week
For three years I've toyed with cycling the ididaride, a 75 mile bike race through the Adirondacks. But in 2012 and 2013 longstanding commitments prevented me (saved me?) from entering. This year, my calendar opened up, and suddenly the opportunity to ride in the ididaride was … [Read more...] about Two Weeks Until ididaride: Jitters & Journeys