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    Has anybody biked the Pa. Turnpike?

    I just heard about this a couple days ago. There is and old unused section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike that is now being used as a bike trail. I also here that people ride horses up and down the grass median strip. It looks like a cool ride to me. Has anybody been there or done that?
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    http://www.piketobike.org/
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    there have been posts on bf about rides on that section of the turnpike. I keep intending on riding it, but it's a low priority for me right now. Rather ride the canals from Pittsburgh to DC.

    pretty sure there is a thread in the regional forum about the turnpike.

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    You betcha! See here:

    Abandoned Pa Turnpike

    There are pictures in post# 194 and on page 8 there is a video of our trip through Rays Hill tunnel. It was a blast and I'm looking forward to another trip.
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    Novist senior member tolfan's Avatar
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    You can ride from pittsburghe to DC is there a link to that tour?
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    machin, let me know when you do this again! I might be up for a drive...
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    Quote Originally Posted by michaelwc View Post
    machin, let me know when you do this again! I might be up for a drive...
    Will do. I hope to grab my wife and do it in the autumn sometime.
    In life there are no mistakes, only lessons. -Shin

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    how's the surface? will 23c's be a problem? it looks pretty broken up in most places.
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