Day Tripping with Rick – Biking the Trail to Pittsburgh


As you may know, we live just south of Pittsburgh in the Youghiogheny River Valley.  Our yard abuts the Yough River Trail which is a rails-to-trails project which allows us to walk and bike along…

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Day Tripping with Rick – Sanibel Island by Bike


  Day Tripping With Rick by Bike – Ft. Myers, FL – Sanibel Island   With many of us are mired in the throes of winter, ice, snow and salt are likely to be the…

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Day Tripping with Rick – Cumberland, MD – The Great Allegheny Passage


Time for another biking adventure.  As I may have mentioned before, we are lucky enough to live on the Youghiogheny Bike Trail.  This trail is a rails-to-trails project that was started in the 1980s to…

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Day Tripping with Rick – Niagara Falls


Living in Pittsburgh is not convenient to many places.  One place we can get to without much trouble is Niagara Falls.  (I can never say “Niagara Falls” without thinking of the Three Stooges.)  “Slowly I…

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Day Tripping with Rick – Biking the Burgh – Pittsburgh, PA


Today’s trip is one of our favorites.  We live near Pittsburgh.  Our rivers define us.  The Monongahela from the south, and the Allegheny from the north meet at Point State Park to form the Ohio….

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