Just off the heels of my S24O to False Cape State Park, I was anxious for another spin on the bike so I decided to check out Northwest River Park and Campground in Chesapeake, VA. I’ve biked and ridden by the park numerous times but never taken the opportunity to stop in and check it
I’ve been visiting False Cape State Park for over twenty years doing day trips with the mountain bike as well as a few hikes and trail runs. It’s a great place and, considering it’s only about 15 miles south of the Virginia Beach resort area, makes for a quick getaway and escape from the city.
The road and the touring bike were beckoning, a free weekend presented itself, and the appeal of a relaxing night with some good food on Ocracoke Island was just too much to resist. A couple of motel reservations were made in Manteo and Ocracoke, the gear was packed, and it’s off to the Outer Banks
This year’s MS Tour To Tanglewood began with a beautiful Saturday morning ride. The team split into a variety a groups doing different distances with a couple of us hoping to do the 80 mile loop or maybe even the century. As it turns out, the century route continues on from the completion of the
I have to say, this was probably the most scenic section I’ve cycled to date. From about 25 miles west of St. Ignace all the way to Ludington was beautiful. The Upper Peninsula was challenging with the distance between services and accommodations, but Highway 2, although highly traveled, had a wide shoulder and smooth surface.