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Forum: Northeast
07-07-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

Seems there's a short term (early July 2021) mama...

Seems there's a short term (early July 2021) mama bear advisory on the river loop in Canton between Atwater and Commerce. Simmonds Ave probably works as bypass.
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Despite the density of people...
Forum: Northeast
07-06-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

You should do both the ride to MA and the loop....

You should do both the ride to MA and the loop. Simsbury north is easy and flat, there's a huge detour (still off road path) around a nursery and then a few spots of pavement damage but no real...
Forum: Northeast
06-27-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

Finally got to ride the entire 82 mile New Haven...

Finally got to ride the entire 82 mile New Haven to Northampton route, and wish I'd done so sooner.

Main conclusion is that while the CT and MA gaps are road rides, as road rides go they're not...
Forum: Northeast
08-07-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

Did another Century on the northern portion of...

Did another Century on the northern portion of the trail yesterday, again as with the one I did early last month starting from Northampton and riding roads from Easthampton to the main portion of the...
Forum: Northeast
07-06-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

My guess would be from the Hillhouse Ave exit on...

My guess would be from the Hillhouse Ave exit on the Yale campus (assuming the tunnel is still closed) you'd want to actually go North a fraction of a block up to Trumball, take that west to Prospect...
Forum: Northeast
07-03-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

A few updates with regard to the northern half of...

A few updates with regard to the northern half of the trail based on things I've learned in preparing for and pedaling out a ride in summer 2020.

Between Westfield and Northampton

The historic...
Forum: Northeast
09-01-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

A while back someone told me I needed to find...

A while back someone told me I needed to find another wheel, figured why not find two more?
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Forum: Northeast
07-18-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

Thanks, it's actually likely that my next...

Thanks, it's actually likely that my next train-enabled trail adventure will be riding the the Schuylkill River Trail form Philly out to Vally Forge or so - a bit more limited what I can do when...
Forum: Northeast
07-17-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

Rode my 3rd-ever Century on the Farmington Canal...

Rode my 3rd-ever Century on the Farmington Canal trail this Tuesday. Started in Westfield rode 10 miles down just into CT, back to the start then headed south for real, down to Farmington, up the...
Forum: Northeast
06-10-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

No, the kneepads are $10 foam things from Home...

No, the kneepads are $10 foam things from Home Depot bought in a pinch when the largest gforms were out of stock and then when I did finally get them proved too small. They're better than nothing and...
Forum: Northeast
06-10-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

Did pretty much the entire trail yesterday....

Did pretty much the entire trail yesterday. Started in New Haven and rode up to Southington where I was met by the mom mobile and whisked across the gap in air conditioned comfort up to the fork...
Forum: Northeast
06-03-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

Thanks! Were you with the group at the Lock...

Thanks! Were you with the group at the Lock Keeper's House? I was running late to meet a friend in Cheshire on the way up or would have stopped, didn't return that way until later afternoon when...
Forum: Northeast
06-02-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

Finally did the Farmington Canal's lower section...

Finally did the Farmington Canal's lower section yesterday from New Haven to Southington and back.

Overall it's a very nice trail, much of its length quite scenic. Generally it is in pretty good...
Forum: Northeast
04-18-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

Anyone have a guess for the best route from New...

Anyone have a guess for the best route from New Haven Union Station to the start of the trail at Temple St (or I guess for northbound, really Trumball St)?

Seems to be about a mile and a half;...
Forum: Northeast
07-28-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

I keep hoping to ride from MA down into CT and...

I keep hoping to ride from MA down into CT and back, might manage to get up there for that mid-August for that but have to see.



Unfortunately I think the only option there is the Vermonter...
Forum: Northeast
04-03-18, 11:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

Scanned a lot of it on Google Maps, including...

Scanned a lot of it on Google Maps, including street view at some crossing and it does look nice.

Unfortunately it seems that at Westfield it meets Albany-Springfield tracks, and several miles of...
Forum: Northeast
04-03-18, 02:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

Great to hear that - I'm really hoping I'll get a...

Great to hear that - I'm really hoping I'll get a chance to check this out sometime this summer. In a way, I'm now tempted to start in Westfield, ride down to Farmington, up the spur to Collinsville...
Forum: Northeast
03-19-18, 08:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,502
Posted By UniChris

To my understanding, the Collinsville part is...

To my understanding, the Collinsville part is actually a branch off the main New Haven to Massachusetts route rather than on it. Which is too bad - I grew up at the other end of Canton from the...
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