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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Know how you’re riding along the rail trail thinking how lovely it is, how perfect that moment it and how you wish you could keep it forever? Took a photo, didn’t you? So share it. Let the world see what … 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
So now that we know how to find the Columbia Greenway Rail Trail bike path in Westfield, MA, and The Jog in Southwick, MA, what can we expect to find there? Lots of goodies for those wanting a quiet, leisurely … Continue reading
I knew the rain was coming. I needed to ride. My before-work window of time for yesterday’s ride was quickly closing. But I had to ride. Morning is my reliable, best, get-out-the-door and do it time. The other big benefit? I … 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
Bike Week Cometh! May 12 – 20, 2012, in various places throughout the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. What’s Bike Week? A week (or more) of group rides, breakfasts, cycling movies, children’s activities, give-aways, and a chance to meet other … Continue reading
This past Monday, Columbus Day, was a gift in many ways. Following several days of gloom and rain, Western Massachusetts was treated to three full days of warm sunshine. I took advantage of Monday’s loveliness to ride the Manhan Rail … Continue reading
Some days were just made for bike riding. The weather, weekend day and the looming end of summer combined to make this one of those days.