Thursday, August 13, 2015

Erie Canal Biking -East - Join us if you can

Detailed Summary of the Erie Canalway Bike Trail
Summer, 2015
Eastern Segment, August 16 - 20

I will be detailing our travels on the Erie Canalway Trail for a future book. We will be riding hybrid bikes at about 8-10 miles per hour with numerous rest and photo stops throughout our trip. Join or just meet us on any of our travels or stops on this Eastern segment.

Sunday, August 16th, 2015 – Dewitt to Rome on the stone dust trails of the Old Erie Canal State Park. No fees. 40.3 miles. Join us for any part of it. We depart from Dewitt about 1 pm on that Sunday. Let us know if you will join/meet us.

Monday, August 17th, 2015 – Rome to Herkimer. 30 miles with a boat ride on the Erie Canal at 3 pm. We will depart from The Beeches Inn, 7900 Turin Road, Rome, NY at 11 am. Let us know if you will be joining us and we will give you boat ride info so you can buy tickets.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 – Herkimer to Palatine Bridge, NY.  Only about 20 miles. Depart from the Red Roof Inn, Herkimer between 10 and 11 o’clock. Let us know that you will be joining us so we don’t leave without you.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 – Palatine Bridge to Schenectady, NY. About 25 miles. A nice evening in Schenectady. Join us for the ride or evening cocktails. Staying at The Stockade Inn, that evening.  Depart from the Palatine Motel, 203 W. Grand St., Palatine Bridge, NY at 11 am.

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 – The last segment of our 400 mile Erie Canalway trek this summer. Schenectady to Albany. About 23 miles. We will depart from The Stockade Inn about 10:30 am. We end at the Corning Preserve in downtown Albany about 1 pm. Join us there if you can.

It’s a fun adventure and we would love to have you join us riding, meeting us along the way or even just providing us with a phone number in case we run into trouble along the way.

If you will join or meet us at any segment or location, please let us know in advance so we don’t miss you. Reply to

Thank you for your interest and support. See you “on the trail”.