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Hop River Trail, Willimantic, CT heading west


Hop River trail at its start, adjacent to the Airline Trail, following the Willimantic River before heading west to follow the Hop River

We are still working out the kinks on our new tandem bike, so this past weekend took us on an explore of the Hop River Trail, starting in Willimantic, CT, near the Windham town line, and traveling west. We did not plan to join the RIMACONN marathon race, but there you have it. Sometimes you get lucky!


One of many fellow travelers the day of our visit. We tried very hard to stay out of the way of the runners on the trail, while enjoying the amazing rock cuts and waterways along the trail

We pedaled our tandem bike and joined several hundred runners who had come (in teams–the distance was 95 miles or so!) from Lincoln, RI to Hartford, CT, traveling along the East Coast Greenway. Continue reading

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Progress–Blackstone River Bikeway and our tandem as well


Summer flowers, comfortable bench along the Blackstone River Bikeway

We took our tandem down to Woonsocket, RI to the Blackstone River Bikeway early this morning in the cool of the day. Summer is still with us and the shady portions of the trail felt wonderful as we sailed along. Continue reading


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