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    Rutgers (New Brunswick) to Princeton?

    Hey guys, plan on visiting a friend while I'm in the Dirty Jerz for a conference. I'll be at Rutger's Douglass Campus and he's at Princeton. It's only 12 miles and I'll have la bicicleta, any ideas for an easy route, only road I can see on Google that is direct is State Route 1, doesn't look safe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigMacFU
    Hey guys, plan on visiting a friend while I'm in the Dirty Jerz for a conference. I'll be at Rutger's Douglass Campus and he's at Princeton. It's only 12 miles and I'll have la bicicleta, any ideas for an easy route, only road I can see on Google that is direct is State Route 1, doesn't look safe.
    I went to med school there. From what I recall, Route 1 is strictly for cars. You'll have the take Rt 27, which is parallel to Rt 1 for the ride down to Princetown.

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    cool, thanks. 27 real busy around there? I know it is around Union.

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    How about the Delaware-Raritan canal towpath?

    http://www.dandrcanal.com/park_map03.html

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    ooooooh, pretty, that may be the winner!

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    Just a little bit of info- it's hardpack not pavement, at least the part I've ridden on, so it can be a little sketchy with narrow road tires. I did ride it on 700x23c with no problems, but YMMV. It's a very nice route.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigMacFU
    cool, thanks. 27 real busy around there? I know it is around Union.
    if you do end up choosing Rt 27, I remember it's mostly a single lane road. Gets busy around rush hour, especially closer to New Brunswick.

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    thanks for all the help guys. I think my gatorskin 28mm should do okay

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