Cycling the Erie Canal Kicks Off July 7th
500 Miles, 400 Miles, 8 Days!
The 15th annual Cycling the Erie Canal bike tour from Buffalo to Albany begins this Sunday, July 7th in Buffalo. More than 500 cyclists of all ages will set off on the Canalway Trail for the 400-mile, eight-day journey. Along the way, they will be treated to fine scenery, fascinating history, and the extraordinary hospitality of canal communities.
Watch for riders as they pass through your area, welcome them to your community, or join them for a mile or two!
2013 TOUR SCHEDULE
Sunday, July 7: Buffalo to Medina
Monday, July 8: Medina to Pittsford
Tuesday, July 9: Pittsford to Seneca Falls
Wednesday, July 10: Seneca Falls to Syracuse
Thursday, July 11: Syracuse to Rome
Friday, July 12: Rome to Canajoharie
Saturday, July 13: Canajoharie to Scotia
Sunday, July 14: Scotia to Albany
Cycling the Erie is organized by Parks & Trails New York. The NYS Canal Corporation is the Premier State Sponsor, Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor is the event’s Heritage Sponsor.
I’m looking forward to this. I will watch the bikers as they pass the Lockport Locks.