A Road Bike Adventure

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 2009 

Participants:
Iris, age 64, retired
 
Bicycle Tour Montreal - New York City

(in only 4  1/2 days...)
 
Review of the bike tour Montreal - New York City

The author of this review: Iris from Austria

Total Distance Montreal - New York City : 700 Kilometers,

a 4 hour bus ride to Washington DC,

and daily rides from Queens to Manhatten (the core of NYC). Total in NYC round 500 Kilometers.

Date: 10. 09. 2008 (departure) – 27. 09. 2008 (arrival Europe)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pictures from my visit at Washington DC.:

time has been short...
I have been just visiting two of the Museums at the Smithsonian "Museum Mall": Museum of Air and Space and the Museum of American History.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Here are the details of the tour:

Thursday 10. 09. 2008

1. day (travel day)

Arrival at Montreal Int`l airport (CDN)

Night:

Novotel Montreal Hotel
1180 de la Montagne Street, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1Z1
Phone: (514) 861-6000

E-mail novotel.montrealcentre@accor.com

http://www.novotelmontreal.com/home/novotelmontrealhotels.shtm

Friday 11. 09. 2008

2. day

start of the tour!

Montreal – Sutton (CDN) – Richford (VT)

Via Hwy 104, crossing the Appalachian mountains

Distance: 110 miles, 180 Kilometers

Night: the crossing Motel at Richford

14, Providence Street, Richford (VT)

phone: (802) 848-3393, 1-800 331-3694

I have been riding a while with a Canadian biker.

When, we have exchanged directions, we are going, he said: “you are going to a very mountanous area…, you may expect hundert of climbings….” So, I remember this guy now!

Saturday 12. 09. 2008

3. day

Richford – on Hwy 108 to Waterbury (crossing Smugglers Notch Mountain) - Hancock

Distance: 95 miles, 152 Kilometer

Night:

The old Hancock Hotel, 3, VT Route 125

phone: (802) 767-4976

Sunday 13. 09. 2008

4. day

Hancock – on Hwy 100 to Wilmington (West Dover - Snow Mountain) , via Jamaica (a very nice country side place)

Distance: 95 miles, 152 Kilometer

Night:

The Grey Ghost Inn (very recommended)

Route 100, West Dover, VT 05356

Phone: (802) 464-2474, (1-800) 745-3615

Monday 14. 09. 2008.

5. day

West Dover – North Adams, Adams (MA) via Killington to New Milford (CT)

Distance: 150 miles, 240 Kilometers

Night:

Rocky River Motel

236, Kent Road, New Millford (CT)

phone: (860) 355-3208

Tuesday 15. 09. 2008

6. day

New Millford – to Norwalk (via the busy city, and partly riding on freeways, of Danbury)

At Norwalk, I have taken the train to NYC.

Train went to Grand Central station NYC. Have taken the Metro (7 Flushing line), changed train at Queensborough Plaza  to W train heading downtown Queens. Left train on Broadway.

Riding on freeways is too dangerous

Distance: 75 miles, 120 Kilometers

Night: I have been arriving at Karen Steels home. 

Wednesday 16. 09. 2008

7. day

the usual daily ride to NYC

passing Queensborough bridge bike path.

On 61 street to Central Park and further on on 7th Avenue, or Broadway to Times Square, heading West to the Hudson River bike path. Often I did the tour to the end of this path: where the Harlem River merges with the Hudson River. Passing the little Red Light House underneath the Washington bridge.

Thursday 17. 08. 2008

8. day.

With the Vamoose bus to Washington DC

http://www.vamoosebus.com/

Bus leaves at the Penn station, heading for Bethesda (Washington, DC)

Walk at the governmental mile (White House, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument)

Night: at Motel 6 Washington DC

6711, Georgias Ave NW

Washington DC, 20012

Phone: (202) 722-1600, (1-800) 466-8356

Friday 18. 09. 2008

9. day

Walk at the Museum mile (Aerospace museum, Museum of American history)

With the Vamoose bus back to NYC.

Vamoose bus leaves at Bethesda Metro station

Saturday 19. 09. 2008

10. day

the usual daily ride to NYC

passing Queensborough bridge bike path.

On 61 street to Central Park and further on on 7th Avenue, or Broadway to Times Square, heading West to the Hudson River bike path. Often I did the tour to the end of this path: where the Harlem River merges with the Hudson River. Passing the little Red Light House underneath the Washington bridge.

Sunday 21. 09. 2008

11 day

the usual daily ride to NYC

passing Queensborough bridge bike path.

Monday 21. 09. 2008

12 day

the usual daily ride to NYC

passing Queensborough bridge bike path.

Tuesday 22. 09. 2008

13. day

the usual daily ride to NYC

passing Queensborough bridge bike path.

Wednesday 23. 09. 2008

14. day

the usual daily ride to NYC

passing Queensborough bridge bike path. 

Thursday 24. 09. 2008

15. day

the usual daily ride to NYC

passing Queensborough bridge bike path. 

Friday 25. 09. 2008

16. day

the usual daily ride to NYC

passing Queensborough bridge bike path.

Bike is getting packed!

Saturday 26. 09. 2008

17. day

Touring with Kareen Queens by car

Travel day / departure

pack the bike!

Sunday 27. 09. 2008

18 Tag.: Arrival Vienna







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