First ride on the Western Maryland Rail Trail

Reflection in the rearview mirror attached to my bicycle.

The Western Maryland Rail Trail is located in Maryland between Hancock and Fort Frederick, and is sandwiched between Interstate 70 and the C&O Towpath that runs along the Potomac River.  M and I took a short ride (8 miles) starting in Hancock on the first day of our trip east.  We took another short ride (8.4 miles) starting on the opposite end of the trail at Pearre Station on our trip west (home).

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How beautifully leaves grow old.  How full of light and color are their last days. 

~John Burroughs

If all has gone as planned, M and I should be in New Jersey by the time this post goes out.  Hopefully I’ll have time and internet access to do some live and in person blogging tomorrow.

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