Paradise City, Northampton, Massachusetts, is a great place to live and to ride bikes. Restaurants, museums, cultural arts of all types, rail trails and country roads make for great living and riding. Come ride with us.
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The Columbia Greenway section of the rail trail which connects Northampton, MA to New Haven, CT is said to be among the most beautiful, crossing the Westfield River and winding through reconstructed downtown Westfield. This section of the trail had been hailed as a key piece of the renovation to downtown Westfield, and enjoyed support from the Mayor and city council.
Unfortunately, that seems to have changed. Continue reading
Bay State Bike Week is happening so go out and find some new friends to cycle with! Continue reading
Hey, Spring is here. Get out and meet your fellow cyclists, get inspired about riding in the Pioneer Valley, and become part of making cycling in Western Massachusetts even better. Get yourself to Pizza Paradiso in Northampton on April 15 … Continue reading
Northampton, MA is holding a hearing on the waterfront park along the Connecticut River. The plan for the park is to build a rail trail extension to it, and on into Hatfield. Wayne Feiden, Director of Planning and Development, has given … Continue reading
Northampton Cycling Club‘s BikeFest, celebrating all things cycling in Western Massachusetts, returns for the 5th year, bigger and better. BikeFest is on Saturday, September 22, at Look Park in Northampton, MA. Check out their new website, Bike Fest & Tour … Continue reading
Last year’s “Will Bike 4 Food” was such a good time and success, the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts decided to do it again! The fundraising ride returns on September 30, 2012. There are rides of 25, 50 and 100 … Continue reading
Has watching the Tour de France got you all jazzed up for watching pro and Elite level racing, up close and personal? Come volunteer for the Northampton Cycling Club’s Tour of the Hilltown’s this Saturday, July 21, 2112. This is … Continue reading
Bike riding is fun, environmentally friendly and good for your health. Sometimes people are reluctant to really incorporate cycling into their everyday lives because they are intimidated about cycling on the road with cars. Well, just like driving a car, … Continue reading
”This is the biggest crowd we’ve ever had.” Liz Sturgeon of the Friends of the Manhan Rail Trail group told me at the breakfast they held yesterday to raise funds for the care and maintennance of the trail. Heidi and … Continue reading
Gotta give it to volunteers in Western Massachusetts. People all across the Pioneer Valley are working hard to preserve and enhance local treasures. Case in point, the Hotel Bridge in the Leeds village of Northampton, MA. Volunteers have organized another … Continue reading