Category Archive: trail information

Jun 12

Moselle River Trail: Metz to Thionville

Veloroute Charles le Temerarire This portion of the Moselle River Trail is known locally as the Veloroute Charles le Temerarire or the Charles Temaraire Bicycle Path. It is named after Duke Charles the Bold. I studied the history of Charles le Temeraire in hopes that he was some glorious French leader worthy of having a …

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Jun 10

Bike Paths in Metz, France

Metz Bike Rental Program If you are visiting Metz, France, there’s a good chance you don’t have a bicycle. Well you’re in luck. There’s a bikeshare program in Metz called VeloMet that allows you to rent a bicycle for the extremely reasonable rate of €3 per day or €8 per week. The VeloMet “office” is …

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Jun 04

London Bike Trails

Bike Trails in Hyde Park, Green Park & St. James Park For those of you who think the only good bike trails are in the mountains, it’s time for you to meet some beautiful urban bike trails in the heart of Westminster and London, England. London (technically Westminster) is the home of three absolutely gorgeous …

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May 29

Bicycle Paths in Iceland

lighted bike path in Iceland

Reykjavik Bike Paths I was pleasantly surprised to see that Iceland has an extensive network of bike paths in and around Reykjavik. This includes the area around the Blue Lagoon on the Reykjanes Peninsula in southwestern Iceland. After a short bus ride from Iceland Keflavik Airport to the Blue Lagoon, I was impressed by all …

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May 22

OmniWheel Review

OmniWheel Makes Any Bike an Electric Bike This OmniWheel Review is part of an ongoing series of trail-related products featured on Trailsnet.com. The OmniWheel is a revolutionary new product, made by Evelo, designed to make just about any bicycle into an electric bike. In essence, when you purchase an OmniWheel, you are purchasing a wheel, …

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May 15

World Trails Network

World HIKING Trails Network I was so excited when I learned that there was a World Trails Network complete with a World Trails Network Conference. Was this finally it?… the Holy Grail of trail organizations and trail websites. There are certainly some awesome organizations out there with American Trails and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy right up there …

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