Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Upstate New York
Bikes: Schwinn Voyageur
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I'd say you have a quite reasonable route picked for a 30-day trip. I'm near the Hudson River and biked west, reaching Sisseton SD in 23 days averaging 70/day. You're going up and over the Great Lakes (wonderful route--I've only driven it), whereas I did the "cheat" and took the ferry from Ludington MI to Manitowoc WI, so you'll have more miles than I did.
When Albany NY is within your horizon, consider hopping onto the bike path that skirts the city on its northern side and then heads south. Pick it up at Rotterdam Junction and follow around Albany to the Dunn Memorial Bridge that takes US 20 eastward across the Hudson River. Once across, pick up NY 9, and soon thereafter, NY 9J. That's a more pleasant southward route in my opinion than riding the west side of the river. 9J ends North of Hudson, running into 9. South of Hudson, pick NY 9G, which (if you don't pick an alternate backroad from the map) will get you within a mile of Rhinebeck, which is on your itinerary. Then cross back west over the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge. If you want a suggestion for backroads south of Kingston, I can help there also.
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