Wheels to Waterford History Ride

Mohawk Hudson bike trail sign

This could be fun: The Albany Bicycle Coalition is organizing a "Wheels to Waterford History Ride" between Albany and Wateford on Sunday, August 5. Blurbage:

Join with the Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center, the Albany Bicycle Coalition, and the Bike Barn Cycling and Fitness. for a sponsored ride from Albany to Waterford and return. The ride will feature an exclusive tour of the Waterford Museum, stops at some key canal and local features along the way, and a light lunch on the museum grounds.
The escorted ride will be on the very flat Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike and the Black Bridge trails to Waterford and is mostly "off road" with some quiet on-street sections in Watervliet, Green Island, and Waterford. In Waterford, we will follow the Old Champlain Canal towpath to Lock #4 and the Museum grounds.

The rain-or-shine ride is approximately 23 miles roundtrip. It leaves Albany at 10 am and will return around 2:30 pm. The fee is $20 (includes lunch, museum admission, and a donation to ABC). Registration is requested by July 31 -- see the link above for details.

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