Monthly Archives: July 2013

Niagara Day Eleven

Today was all about the train. I left the hotel at 7:00 and rode to Buffalo Depew train station. It was only 3 miles from the Airport and my hotel. I’d booked my coach ticket to Boston a couple of … Continue reading

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Niagara Day Ten

I decided to beat the crowds to the falls this morning so I was in the bike at 7:00. I Wanted to see the falls from the Canadian side so I rode to the Rainbow Bridge. On the US side … Continue reading

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Niagara Day Nine

This trip had a kick in the tale. I decided to ride the 80 miles from Rochester to Niagara Falls today, but didn’t account for the strong West wind that comes off Lake Erie. This must be why most people … Continue reading

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Niagara Day Eight

Today was a fast day spent mostly on Rt31. By 10 I was in Newark and stopped for a second breakfast. By noon I’d done 55 miles and stopped at Wegmans for lunch. It was the first time I’d been … Continue reading

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Niagara Day Seven

I decided to have a short day today so I slept in and spent the morning in downtown Syracuse wandering around a craft market and having coffee. I had lunch at a place called Pastabilities. At 11:30 there was a … Continue reading

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Niagara Day Six

I woke up at 5:30 to bird song and mist. I laid in my sleeping bag for half an hour listening to NPR. It was chilly and damp so the clothes Id washed and hung up to dry the night … Continue reading

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Niagara Day Five

I got to know the Erie Canal bike path very well today. Leaving Schenctady my goal was Lock 20 just west of Utica,┬áthat would be around 90 miles. Finding the bike path in downtown Schenectady was a bit tricky, but … Continue reading

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