Entries Tagged as U.S. - Maine
With three days to get from Newport, RI to Kittery, ME, I opted out of public transportation, loaded up my Surly Long Haul Trucker, and had myself a New England experience.
I had been patiently waiting for one of my kids to be ready for a bicycle tour. Finally, the six-year-old really wanted to spend the weekend on such a trip. Boston to Portland is a great introduction to bicycle touring: The route is generally flat with long stretches of bicycle trails away from cars, there are many beaches to stop and play at -- and, of course, it doesn't hurt that there are plenty of ice-cream shops along the way.