Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Long Island, New York
Bikes: The same GT Outpost Mountain bike I've been riding since 1996, although I modify it throughout the year for commuting, touring, and recreational riding.
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>>>I haven't been out as far as Narragansett, but have been over as far as Misquamicut.<<<
It gets a little boring after that, as you're mostly riding the shoulder of Rt. 1, which becomes a highway past that point. However, in my opinion, Narragansett is worth a few dull miles.
Are you able to load your bike onto Metro North or Amtrak anywhere between the point due south of Hartford (I guess Guilford?) and Mystic? It's a pretty nice ride between these two places, so if you wanted to do it one way and then take the train back, that'd be a nice day out.
One of these days, you might also want to consider taking the New London Ferry over to Orient Point, Long Island with your bike. From there, there's a very nice ride across LI's two forks to the Hamptons. I'll give you the details if you're interested!