Category Archives: Bicycling

W&OD Trail clinched…again!

Eight years after I did it the first time, I rode the length of the Washington & Old Dominion Trail from Purcellville (Loudoun County) to Shirlington (Arlington County). This time, I rode solo though my brother contributed with a ride out to the western terminus. Riding the length of the W&OD Trail is enjoyable because

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C&O Canal towpath to become U.S. Bike Route 50, but will it be signed sufficiently?

In addition to a large numbered highway system, the United States has a modest system for numbering bicycle routes. Starting with U.S. Bike Routes 1 & 76, the system is on some maps, but not posted too often on the routes themselves. Bike Route 1, travels up and down the eastern seaboard — I’ve seen

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