Day Nineteen: Cumberland to Lockhouse 49 on the C&O Canal towpath: Muddy day ending in beauty

Leaving Cumberland The last 25 miles into Cumberland were so glorious, I think I wanted to stay there longer. But the truth is, we have little time after we arrive somewhere, and unpack, take showers, figure out dinner, wash clothes every few days, and, hopefully, work on the account of the day. We have been … Continue reading Day Nineteen: Cumberland to Lockhouse 49 on the C&O Canal towpath: Muddy day ending in beauty

Day Seventeen: Pittsburgh, PA to Ohiopyle, PA: Onto to the GAP and the YOCK- A – GAINY

We got a good start today from our nice little Air BnB in the Deutschtown neighborhood in Pittsburgh, riding down rain wet streets and across the Andy Warhol Bridge and through downtown to the Great Allegheny Passage trail, which runs about 150 miles to Cumberland, MD. We left Pittsburgh along the Monongahela River but then … Continue reading Day Seventeen: Pittsburgh, PA to Ohiopyle, PA: Onto to the GAP and the YOCK- A – GAINY

Day Fifteen and Sixteen: Wheeling, WV to Pittsburgh, PA and a day off: Great friends, Warhol and a museum of bikes

We’d already planned to meet my long time friend from college, Larry, and his wife Holly, while we were in Pittsburgh - they used to live here and drove down to visit while we came through. After the last few days, I was worrying a little about another day of riding into a huge city … Continue reading Day Fifteen and Sixteen: Wheeling, WV to Pittsburgh, PA and a day off: Great friends, Warhol and a museum of bikes