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I came across two related articles yesterday discussing bicycle rental programs. The first article appeared in the New York Times and discussed a new bicycle rental program that will be established in Washington D.C. next month. It is the first of its type in the United States. A new public-private venture called SmartBike DC will […]
The Big Savage Mountain Tunnel on the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) has opened for the season. The tunnel was one of the last portions of the GAP trail to be completed. It was originally built as a railroad tunnel over in 1911 for the Western Maryland Railroad and has been abandoned for over 30 years. The […]
In all divorces, friends of the couple are put in an awkward position. Typically they need to choose one side or the other. This is especially true when the situation gets ugly between the couple that is breaking up. The decision of choosing a side is based on emotion. It is not based on an […]
It is possible to ride the 330 miles from Washington D.C. to Pittsburgh on bicycle without using any roads. The Chessapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal towpath goes 180 miles from Georgetown in Washington D.C. to Cumberland, Maryland. A network of rail trails called the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) extends 150 miles from Cumberland, Maryland to […]
Today would have been my Dad’s 81st birthday. We miss him and think of him often. The picture below is one that he took of me on my first bicycle.
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