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NYT Article: 3 Teens, Teacher Currently Biking Across U.S.

Old 08-16-20, 01:56 PM
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NYT Article: 3 Teens, Teacher Currently Biking Across U.S.

A good read. One of their names rings a bell, seems like one of them may have been on the Adventure Cycling forums asking for advice some weeks back...

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/16/s...ks-biking.html
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As an Aussie, can't see the news item, don't pay for this stuff myself.
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One place on the coast trans continental tours end, is in this town..

Yea NYT has a pay wall , so copy the whole thing and post another link ..
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That's crazy. We crossed paths with these folks yesterday. My wife and I were riding the Great Allegheny Passage trail in south west PA over the weekend. We decided to stay at a hostile on Saturday evening in Rockwood, PA after a long day of riding in the rain. Camping was not an option after such a day. This group of four arrived in the hostile at 10 PM after coming from Pittsburg. Pittsburg was 110 miles north of Rockwood. I had an opportunity to speak with them briefly before we left in the morning. Very nice folks. They told me it was the first night they stayed in a hostile. I just assumed that it was a father with his three kids. All four were up early prepping their bikes for another long day. They were back on the road by 7 AM yesterday. Good luck to them.

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Originally Posted by ricrunner
As an Aussie, can't see the news item, don't pay for this stuff myself.
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Yea NYT has a pay wall , so copy the whole thing and post another link ..
One sneaky trick to view without subscribing is to hit the X to stop the download the very instant the color photo has loaded. One small collapsible window will appear that you can close and then view the article.
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You can do the same in Firefox: the very instant the color photo loads, click on the icon in the right side of the address bar that looks like a piece of paper with lines of writing on it. That takes you into Reader View, which vaults you over the paywall.
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Good read, thanks for posting. Makes me wish I were a "few" years younger.
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Originally Posted by GZano
That's crazy. We crossed paths with these folks yesterday. My wife and I were riding the Great Allegheny Passage trail in south west PA over the weekend. We decided to stay at a hostile on Saturday evening in Rockwood, PA after a long day of riding in the rain. Camping was not an option after such a day. This group of four arrived in the hostile at 10 PM after coming from Pittsburg. Pittsburg was 110 miles north of Rockwood. I had an opportunity to speak with them briefly before we left in the morning. Very nice folks. They told me it was the first night they stayed in a hostile. I just assumed that it was a father with his three kids. All four were up early prepping their bikes for another long day. They were back on the road by 7 AM yesterday. Good luck to them.
Wow! Thatís a long day. Iíve done Pittsburgh to Connellsville then Connellsville to Rockwood in two days.

Shame conditions were not amenable to camping. The first time I stayed at Husky Haven an owl pounced on a chipmunk maybe 15 feet from my picnic table.
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