At the beginning of the summer I got a tag-a-long bike for Blake so that we could share my love for cycling. It takes some getting used to, but we’re getting the hang of it and have tried some longer rides together. Lucky for us, the roads in the greater Hopkinton area are great for riding. Lots of rolling hills and not a lot of traffic. I was so glad to find this bike for Blake (on Craigslist) so that we could go out for longer rides together. I hope to have a riding buddy for the future!
A few weeks ago we met up with my aunt and uncle over in Keene and did the Ashuelot trail, part of the rail trail network. It was delightful. We took hybrids (not the road bike pictured) and it was a great way to get out as a family. Blake thought he was totally awesome because he was on the bike too – he kept challenging me to go faster and to use our “super ninja turtle power” to get up the hills (they were tiny). So that added to our adventure.
Another path that I love is the one through Franconia Notch, have you been through on a bike?! It’s fantastic. The last time we went to Littleton, we stopped at the entrance of the bike path to stretch our legs and let Blake run around for a little bit. The trail is well maintained and paved, so nice for any kind of bike…..or for a walk/run.
Which paths do you like around the state? I’d love to check out some more this fall, so please share!