Category Archive: trail information

Jun 16

European Trail Foods

Trail Food in Europe I love the bumper sticker that says, “I bike to eat!” I’m not sure if that’s why I bike, but I certainly enjoy both biking and eating. So one essential ingredient in the whole European biking experience is the opportunity to try lots of different foods. Both the types and presentations …

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Jun 15

Grand European Trail Tour

Purpose of the EuropeanTrail Tour I love riding and hiking trails, and long distance trails are the ultimate. We have great long-distance trails in the United States, and I’ve enjoyed riding the following just to name a few: Great Allegheny Passage in Pennsylvania C & O Canal Towpath Trail in Maryland Silver Comet Trail in …

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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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