Tag Archives: Children

Northampton Youth Cycling Series 2011

Got a kid who likes to go fast? One who truly enjoys riding their bike? Then get them over to Look Park on Monday nights for the Northampton Cycling Club’s Youth Cycling Series! Advertisements

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Manhan Rail Trail Bridge Ribbon Cutting Rolling Party

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Update: I’ve decided that these few photos don’t really do the event and crowd justice. To give a real feel for the excitement and enthusiasm for this bridge opening, I created two slide shows, one of photos from the Easthampton … Continue reading

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Avery and Mommy’s Big Adventure 2009

A Mommy and Avery Adventure story for Mother’s Day. A bike ride! A bike ride! It’s summer and Avery and Mommy must have a bike ride. But to where?  Avery usually suggests Cape Cod, and Mommy shivers at the thought … Continue reading

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Northampton Bike Breakfast Planning Underway

One of the highlights of Bike Week in Northampton, MA, is the bike breakfast, held this year on Wednesday, May 18. At the Bike Breakfast there’s always lots of smiles and good food donated by local businesses, even when the … Continue reading

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Bike Trail Development Discussion Announced

Exciting things are happening for bike trail development in Western Massachusetts. Further Update: The date has been changed again to Monday, April 25, same time and place. Update: Because both this event, sponsored by FNTG, and the public meeting on … Continue reading

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Read And Be Inspired

One of my favorite ways to waste time during the winter is to read the bike touring blogs posted at CrazyGuyOnABike.com It’s a website which allows touring cyclists to post the journal of their rides in real time. There are thousands … Continue reading

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Route 10 Bike Bridge Open for Business

What a great day for biking in Western Massachusetts! [Revised – new photos and video, 11/9/10] Thanks to posts on the MassBike Pioneer Valley email group, I found out that the Manhan Rail Trail Bridge over Massachusetts Route 10 between … Continue reading

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Cycle-Smart International Rocks Look Park

Yesterday was Day One of racing at the Cycle-Smart International cyclo-cross race at Look Park in Northampton, MA. It was a beautiful day for racing, plenty of sunshine and cool temperatures for the hardworking racers. [Updated with Day Two photos … Continue reading

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A Bridge Not Yet Ready for Crossing

What a lovely day for a ride! It seemed like summer again here in Western Massachusetts.  I took advantage of the lovely day to go for a short ride over to the rail trail bridge over Route 10, which will … Continue reading

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Visit a Farm by Bike

This weekend’s Daily Hampshire Gazette featured a front page story on agrotourism in the Pioneer Valley, farmers opening their farms to visitors for direct sale of goods, tours of the farm, and in some cases, farm stays. Visiting farms by … Continue reading

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