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Mitch Levine Aug 25, 2015 at 08:06 PM

I am going on the Oct 18-21st trip. Can anyone give me a lift from the DC area. I fly into DC on the 17th and would rather not have to take a bus. I will gladly share the expense to and from. Please reach me at 310-480-0426. Mitch

Jim Alicata May 27, 2015 at 06:16 PM

Anyone coming from New England for the June 1-4 trip?

Jim Alicata Feb 13, 2015 at 07:29 PM

I am interested in the June 1-4 trip. I am planning on a single occupancy. Are these arrangements on a limited basis?

Susan Haidar Oct 10, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Anyone coming from the PHiladelphia area for Oct. 27th trip?

Connie Ford Oct 05, 2014 at 09:43 PM

Have any of you rented a bike for this trip? What was the type/quality of the bike?
Marjorie Welsh Oct 05, 2014 at 10:51 PM

I took my own bike, a hybrid which I felt worked very well for the roads. There is some sand. We road in rain one day. I felt very comfortable with a hybrid over a road bike. As far as I knew everyone had their own bikes. There were a few mountain bikes.

Susan Haidar Sep 22, 2014 at 07:54 PM

I'm travelling solo. Anyone else coming from the Philadelphia region who might like to car pool? (Oct. 27th trip)

Terri Martin May 29, 2014 at 03:17 PM

Sorry, but yet more questions.....How many miles do you ride at one time? We have "cruisers" would that work on this trip? And, should one tire, can you catch a ride?
Marjorie Welsh May 29, 2014 at 03:43 PM

I use Map My Ride so I have my history. I rode 21.6 miles on Day 1. 27 miles on Day 2 in cold rain. What an adventure. Several riders did get in the sag wagon because of the weather. Day 3 was 9.6 miles. There is always a staff member bringing up the rear so no worries about being left behind. The sag wagon follows should you want a ride or need mechanical support. Cruisers should be fine.

Terri Martin May 29, 2014 at 01:59 PM

Do you stay on paved roads for this trip or do you go off road on other surfaces? Also, do you ride over any bridges?
Marjorie Welsh May 29, 2014 at 02:47 PM

Paved roads. I still would prefer my hybrid over a thin tire touring bike. We were vanned over to Chincoteague. Staff handled our bikes which were unloaded and waiting for our arrival. The bridge to Chincoteague is narrow and under construction last fall. One of our group wanted extra mileage and did ride. There is a small low bridge to Assateague with a path for cycling

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