Why Riding Makes You Happy

Have you ever asked yourself why riding makes you happy? Cyclists may be wired to seek and reap the rewards of long, hard rides BY SELENE YEAGER   It’s the feeling that pulls you out of bed to saddle up before the anyone else is awake. It’s what beckons you to strap on your shoes and go for a…

Fall Biking – 10 Things You Need

Whether you prefer to do your fall biking in the woods or on the road, pedaling into November gives you access to sights, smells, and sensations that fair-weather biking can’t offer. Here are a few key adaptations to your cycling wardrobe that will keep you cranking while you wait for the first snowfall of winter.…

Biking the Island Line Trail in Vermont

One of New England’s most visited and spectacular rail-trails, the Island Line Trail (formerly known as the Burlington Bikeway) skirts the waterfront in the hip college town of Burlington, strings together a series of shoreline parks and offers spectacular views of Lake Champlain and New York’s Adirondack Mountains. Best of all, the relatively flat trail…

Preparing for the 2016 Foliage Season

It won’t be long before the leaves in Vermont will start their annual display of beautiful color. The best time to see the fall foliage in Vermont is typically around mid-September to late October, but sometimes you can start to see isolated trees with a little color change as early as mid- to late-August. Beginning…