First a correction by one of our blog readers: “The 'moth' on your Wednesday blog is a Red Admiral butterfly. The antennae of a moth are normally fringed, while those of a butterfly are almost always terminated with a knob.” So now we know the difference between a moth and a butterfly. Thanks Clint for the info.
Our time last night at the Riverrun B& B in Hancock was great. We enjoyed our time with other biking guests. There was a group of three from VA & Georgia. While in
saw another Terra Trike – he found the owner, a woman. Her trike still had that new shine as she has ridden less than 200 miles, compared to Hancock Cal ’s 5000 + miles. Her husband owns a Cal CAT trike (another brand of trike).
|Riverrun B & B along the Canal - Hancock, MD|
|Cal starting the day on The Westerm Maryland Rail Trail|
When we awoke this morning there was heavy fog. After a leisurely breakfast (not in a hurry due to the fog) we drove back to Pearre, where
stopped riding the night before. Cal was beginning to ride the Western Maryland Rail Trail. It is a beautiful trail – black topped the whole way, however it was only 21 miles long! At Big Pool he transferred back onto the C & O canal towpath. The C& O continues to be poorly maintained. We hope as we approach Washington D.C it will improve. At spots the grass is tall, other areas are soft with muddy ruts, and sometimes the tracks are very narrow. Cal
|C & O Canal|
|Towpath through a Rock Cut - Falling Rocks|
|A Man riding a Big Wheel bike - met along the trail|
|Canal Lock with Tender House|
|C & O Canal Lock|
|Four Locks in a Row|
We are in