"I'll have to join in as just another person who has made a big mistake about that section. Mine was just an ordinary summer day except for the wind and waves. I thought I had everything under control when a "rogue" wave…"
"I think the line is crossed when you don't need to pedal at all and when speeds exceed 20 mph. The idea of an assist is very attractive to me at age 78. I want the exercise as well as the ability to keep up with my younger bicycle…"
"I grit my teeth and do the Randolph bit. It isn't called the RiverWALK for nothing -- even early in the morning.
BTW: The Michigan - Randolph intersection is a nightmare primarily due to pedestrians walking against the light. …"
Older guy who likes to ride, eat, and enjoy the scenery. Often brings a camera along to record the interesting sites. Have a bike rack so rides on out of town trails are an option as are train and bus options.
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I know a guy who has written a book on self guided tours along Europe's rivers and maybe his book can help. He's written some blogs for my site. Scroll down to "C" to see more info on the author - Michael Lyon http://biketourfinder.net/travel-compaines/