Fresh Asphalt on the Eliza Furnace Trail

Fresh Asphalt on the Eliza Furnace Trail

Riders of Pittsburgh's Three Rivers Heritage Trail will be delighted to learn that the Eliza Furnace segment of the trail has recently been repaved. Trail users will find a brand new asphalt surface that stretches for over 1 mile, from the Birmingham Bridge all the way to the Swinburn Street trailhead. 

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Washington, D.C. Bike Trip: Day 4

Washington, D.C. Bike Trip: Day 4

Today was the last day of my bike trip. After yesterday's century ride I was still pretty tired, but I managed to get myself out of bed this morning and headed over to the Rock Creek Trail. I started in Bethesda and rode the Capitol Crescent Trail's Georgetown Branch for a few miles to where it connects to the serene Rock Creek Trail. After 3 days of cold and rain, today it was finally beautiful sunny skies and warm temperatures!

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Washington, D.C. Bike Trip: Day 2

Washington, D.C. Bike Trip: Day 2

Woke up bright and early (6am) and hopped on the Capital Crescent Trail, making my way to the DC Bike Ride starting point near the Capitol Building. It was interesting to ride through the National Mall so early in the morning with no hordes of tourists. The DC police already had shut down traffic on Constitution Ave, and it was cool riding on the open road. 

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Washington, D.C. Bike Trip: Day 1

Washington, D.C. Bike Trip: Day 1

I'm currently spending 4 days in our nation's capital, Washington, D.C. The main event takes place Sunday morning - the 1st annual DC Bike Ride, a giant car-free cycling event in downtown Washington. The city is closing 17 miles of streets for thousands of cyclists to enjoy a spin around the capital.

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