Take Your Bike - Family Rides in New York"s Finger Lakes Region

by Rich & Sue Freeman

Publisher: Footprint Press, Inc.

Written in English
Cover of: Take Your Bike - Family Rides in New York
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ISBN 101930480229
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Cayuga Rock and Ride (formerly “Ride for Heart Health” (King Ferry, NY) Tour de Keuka (Hammondsport, NY) Tour de Thompson (Canandaigua, NY) Cayuga Lakes Triathlon (Ithaca, NY) Farm to Fork Fondo; The Great Race (Auburn, NY) AIDS Red Ribbon Ride (Finger Lakes region) AIDS Ride for Life (Ithaca, NY) Highlander Cycle Tour (Finger Lakes region).   The guided daily rides average miles (about 4 1/2 hours of seat time) up, around and beside many of the Finger Lakes. Motorcycle guides lead and follow you, and a support vehicle follows along behind.[If you want to ride on your own, we provide you with excellent route maps.]. See all Bicycle Tours. Cycling Adventures throughout North America "Live the Adventure. Love the Experience." Cycling is our passion! We are here to create personalized cycling adventures of a lifetime, form new friendships and create challenges that will fulfill your life long dreams. Join us . Hike or Bike the trails of Genesee County Park in Bethany to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. (A free map is available at under Biking Books, Take Your Bike - Family Rides in the Finger Lakes & Genesee Valley Region.) (Take A Hike - Finger Lakes, page 45 and Take Your Bike - Finger Lakes, page 41 and Snow Trails.

Biking and Cycling in the Finger Lakes. When you visit the Finger Lakes, you are certainly encouraged to bring your bikes with you. There are a few routes that are ideal for biking along Seneca Lake starting at Lodi Point State Park. Lakeside and Vineyard View (10 - 20 miles round trip). With great food, a friendly atmosphere and the occasional award-winning chef behind the counter, diners and luncheonettes remain some of the best places to grab a bite in New York State. From New York City to the Adirondacks and everywhere in between, these family-friendly mainstays are the stuff of mouthwatering memories. Classic Adventures offers North American and European bike and walking tours. Excellent cycling, clean & comfortable lodging, a historical and cultural emphasis, and friendly service-oriented guides who share a passion for the region being toured. We have several hallmark tours, including our Natchez Trace Bike Tour, our Greece Bike Tour, and our Crete Bike Tour. Rich & Sue Freeman, shown here biking the Erie Canalway Trail near Adams Basin, west of Rochester, have written guidebooks that include many of the existing segments of the Erie Canalway Trail between Buffalo and Utica: Take Your Bike - Family Rides in the Rochester Area-Take Your Bike - Family Rides in New York's Finger Lakes Region See more.

Taking place in New York’s Finger Lakes region, participants begin the ride in Hammondsport and travel around stunning Keuka Lake. This year, as COVID casts uncertainly over business as usual, we are taking Tour de Keuka online, challenging our community to set a goal to ride, run, or walk any distance while raising funds for our neighbors. The Finger Lakes Region is located within a five hour drive of most east coast metropolitan areas including New York City, Washington DC, Boston, Philadelphia, Toronto, Ottawa, Cleveland, and Hartford. This map will give you an idea of driving distances to Finger Lakes Visitors Connection, 19 Susan B. Anthony Lane, Canandaigua, NY Download. Nestled in the Finger Lakes inside an old railroad bed, the Cayuga-Seneca Canal Trail is a broad, flat, scenic corridor roughly five miles long. This leisurely ride allows you to stop and take in. Rochester, New York — West Hill Trail Network: $10, grant The Nature Conservancy of the New York area is collaborating with the Genesee Regional Off-road Cyclists, the IMBA Local Chapter; and Crankskins, a local cycling club, to create a network of shared-use trails optimized for sustainability and mountain biking within the Finger Lakes.

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"Gus Schick, Ithaca Times" -- (Gus Schick, Ithaca Times)The softcover companion books ("Take A Hike" and "Take Your Bike") are an enormous resource for hiking and biking trails in the region, allowing readers to pick and choose from a short but picturesque minute hike at Moss Lake to a five-hour walk along the Erie Canal trail 5/5(2).

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TAKE A HIKE- ROCHESTER NY/5(3). This guidebook provides 43 mapped trails to explore by bicycle throughout the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State. The trails range from easy rail-trails to rugged mountain biking trails. Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: North Country Books; Fourth Edition edition (January 1.

Ease into this Finger Lakes bicycle tour with a warm-up ride along the Erie Canal. Geneva is home to Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and the town showcases some of the region’s most historic and beautiful lakeside homes – one of which is now Geneva on the Lake, your.

Learn about bicycling in the Finger Lakes – from routes, bike trails and places to stay from Seneca, Cayuga, Keuka lakes and more find the perfect location for your conference, or book a wine tour to explore Finger Lakes wine country. is your complete guide to the entire Finger Lakes region of New York State--from wine.

No matter where you are in the Finger Lakes region, you can find a rail-trail close bye. Each of these (and more) are mapped and described in the guidebook "Take Your Bike - Family Rides in New York's Finger Lakes Region." Canal Towpath Trails. The most famous canal–The Erie Canal– was built in the early s between Buffalo and Albany.

It shouldn't be confused with the New York Thruway, which runs just north of it, because Route 20 is one of those classic highways built for cruising. It also connects the towns and cities that lie on the northern end of the Finger Lakes - Skaneateles, Auburn, Seneca Falls, Geneva, and Canandaigua - and provides access to the roads along the.

The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, New York. Once you cover this wonderful stretch of road, you come to a steep grade with a red octagonal sign at the end, so make sure your bike.

Bring your camera and your taste buds. New York’s Finger Lakes region is home to 11 pristine, glacial lakes, sparkling waterfalls, small farms and magnificent parks. You’ll get up close and personal with three of the lakes — Cayuga, Seneca and Keuka.

We’ll visit charming villages with one-of-a-kind museums, and unique shopping. New Search Advanced Search Browse the Catalog. Take your bike!: family rides in New York's Finger Lakes region. Freeman, Rich,Freeman, Sue., Book Revised and expanded.

Available copies. 18 of 19 copies available at OWWL. Book 4 English 4 All formats and editions 4. Yet another great bike tour in my bag was a week-long ride in the Finger Lakes area of Upstate New York.

The area is very scenic, however also quite hilly, and therefore demanding great effort, at times. The initial plan was to ride for six days around bigger lakes.

New York Bike Tours enjoy incredible touring roads & rail trails. Home to the historic Erie Canal rail trail, Finger Lakes Wine Region, and Adirondacks stunning scenic byways.

Fully supported inn to inn tours on New York's best roads and rail trails with select registry lodging. Bicycling: Finger Lakes of New York The 11 finger-shaped lakes area of upstate New York is the largest wine growing region east of the Rockies, but you’ll often have the roads mostly to yourself.

Bruce Stoff from the Ithaca Visitors Bureau is baffled that bike tours aren’t a common sight here. Many people love the challenge of riding around all the Finger Lakes.

A lake to start with is Honeoye Lake, a fairly level, mile ride. Experienced riders can take on the mile bike. Share - Take Your Bike: Family Rides in New York&#;s Finger Lakes Region. VIEW TOURS. New York's Finger Lakes Bike Tour. - What better way is there to get an introduction to Finger Lakes than by bike.

See reviews and photos of top-rated bike tours on Tripadvisor. You'll be amazed by how much territory you can cover on these bike tours of Finger Lakes. Book effortlessly online with Tripadvisor. Though most noted for its wine tours, the Finger Lakes Region is also host to a number of other tours including boat tours and food tours.

If you are planning your next family vacation, day trip or weekend getaway, look no further than the Finger Lakes Region of New York. Only a short distance from New York City, Toronto, and other surrounding.

"I have ridden my bike on the Erie Canal Trail many times and I always enjoy it for the scenery, the animals (especially the ducks) and the ease of traveling it." "The path is paved and well maintained, which makes it suitable for those who are looking for a pleasant stroll rather than a challenging hike.".

Located in the western Finger Lakes, Canadice Lake is a well-kept secret, but cyclists know the treasure that awaits here.

This 8-mile down-and-back trail, along the lake's west side, can be. Bicycling in the Finger Lakes: Touring. The State of New York, and the Finger Lakes in particular, presents many opportunities and, because of its hills, many challenges for the touring cyclist. Being well-prepared will help you enjoy your ride and avoid unnecessary delays and inconveniences.

BIKE. Meet in Ithaca, NY ready to ride. After a brief orientation meeting, we will start rolling. Our first day of bicycling will take us through downtown Ithaca and around the southern tip of Cayuga Lake.

We'll climb away from the lake briefly on rolling farmland toward the highest waterfall in the Finger Lakes region. Cycling in the Finger Lakes Region is one of my favorite regions suitable for both a weekend gataway or week long bicycle tour.

A short drive from Toronto you can expect to see many of the Ontario Cycling Clubs offering trips in this area. The Finger Lakes region is a collection of lakes in located just over the border in upper New York State.

OVERVIEW - finger lakes (New York) BIKE tour The Finger Lakes region of New York State includes some of the most beautiful and diverse landscape in the Northeastern US. This area is best known for the eleven long, narrow lakes for which it is named, over wineries located in the nearly ideal viticulture climate, numerous waterfalls and.

In fact, the new mile Empire State Trail will be completed byconnecting New York City to Canada and Buffalo to Albany. So whether you’re a casual biker looking for a great date activity, a family with tricycles in tow, or you practically live in your bike shorts, we’ve got a trail that’s just right for you.

Welcome to the Finger Lakes Cycling Club's new website. The FLCC has been serving the needs of area cyclists sinceorganizing group rides, races and social events, such as picnics and slow rolls. We advocate for cyclists' rights and educate our membership.

Finger Lakes Region: New York Mountain Bike Trails. Mountain biking trails in and around the New York State Finger Lakes region featuring scenic mountain bike trails, historic rail trails and bike paths, romantic and family bike rides.

It was a clear June morning as we rolled our bikes out of the Bicycle Man shop in Alfred Station and turned downhill, toward Grandma and Grandpa’s cottage on Keuka Lake, one of New York’s Finger Lakes.

Abby’s 52 miles through the Finger Lakes Region of Western NY. Our older daughter, Abby had been looking forward to this fifty two-mile. Scenic ride around 3 of the Finger Lakes. - mi, + ft.

Bike ride in Watkins Glen, New York.Hike & Bike. Over 75 trails meant for hiking and biking cover every crevice of the Finger Lakes Region. From the Six Mile Creek Gorge Trail (#20) in Ithaca, NY to the Mural Trail Tour (#66) in Lyons, NY to the Parks to Golf to Ice Cream Bike Trail (#54) in Bloomfield and Victor – it’s time to follow the beaten path to some of the region’s best sites, scenes, and experiences.The Finger Lakes of New York.

The Finger Lakes Region of New York State is a 9, square mile, four-season playground, set against a backdrop of Mother Nature's best work: from waterfalls and gorges to rolling hills to miles of spectacular shoreline around 11 glacial lakes and one Great Lake.