2013 DC to Pittsburgh Bike Tour

Back from the awesome bike trip/tour from DC to Pittsburgh!

Adventures:

  • flat tires
  • broken chains
  • falling over a lot
  • battle wounds from falling in gravel
  • gear/shifting troubles
  • ALL the rain
  • trees and debris

Wildlife:

  1. fuzzy caterpillars
  2. mosquitoes
  3. spiders
  4. butterflies
  5. birds
  6. squirrels
  7. chipmunks
  8. groundhogs
  9. snakes
  10. frogs
  11. turtles
  12. deer (does’ with their babies)
  13. a wild turkey
  14. a baby black bear!

Saw a lot of cool scenery, went through a few tunnels and over bridges, saw a couple cool towns and the canal and waterfalls.

Big Savage Tunnel

Day 1 – Friday, 5 July
(15) Great Falls

great falls 4

Day 2 – Saturday, 6 July
(55) Brunswick
(60) Harpers Ferry

Harper's Ferry

(72) Shepardstown

Day 3 – Sunday, 7 July
(100) Williamsport
(112) Ft. Frederick
(124) Hancock
(141) Little Orleans – Bill’s Place

Bill's place 3

bills-place-1.jpg

Day 4 – Monday, 8 July
(156) Paw Paw tunnel

(184) Cumberland
(GAP 16) Frostburg

the turnaround

Day 5 – Tuesday, 9 July
(GAP 32) Meyersdale (yay down hill time!)


(GAP 63) Confluence
(GAP 74) Ohiopyle

Day 6 – Wednesday, 10 July
(GAP 91) Connelsville
(GAP 116) West Newton
(GAP 135) McKeesport
(GAP 150) Pittsburgh (yay we made it to the Hofbrauhaus)

victory!

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