The Pedalshift Project 142: Tour Journals Vol. 12: Great Allegheny Passage by Brompton, Part 1

The Pedalshift Project 142: Tour Journals Vol. 12: Great Allegheny Passage by Brompton, Part 1

The Great Allegheny Passage is arguably one of the premier bicycle touring routes in the eastern half of the United States. It stretches from Pittsburgh, PA to Cumberland, MD over a gloriously mountainy 150 miles of crushed limestone paralleling some of the great rivers of western Pennsylvania. My plan was to grab a cheap bus to Pittsburgh and grab the train home at the end of my ride. On this edition of the Journal we follow along on Days 0 and 1 of the adventure as I ride the bus from DC to Pittsburgh, and get rolling through the industrial parts of western Pennsylvania.

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The Journal: Brompton Great Allegheny Passage tour, part 1

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The Great Allegheny Passage is arguably one of the premier bicycle touring routes in the eastern half of the United States. It stretches from Pittsburgh, PA to Cumberland, MD over a gloriously mountainy 150 miles of crushed limestone paralleling some of the great rivers of western Pennsylvania. My plan was to grab a cheap bus to Pittsburgh and grab the train home at the end of my ride. On this edition of the Journal we follow along on Days 0 and 1 of the adventure as I ride the bus from DC to Pittsburgh, and get rolling through the industrial parts of western Pennsylvania. 
 
 
Statistics Day 0-1
 
Bus miles logged: 288
Bike miles biked: 31 (half day)
Pittsburgh overnights: 1 
Beers: 2
Poutine servings: 1 (it was enormous)
Mocking pro-Syracuse University pictures taken outside Pittsburgh Panthers training facility: 1
Little Clown Bikes: 1
Water bottle refills: 0
Flats: 0

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