Longest day: Day 5 (Rochester, NY
to Niagara Falls, NY) 98.4 miles.
Most climbing: ???
Fastest day: Day 3 (Utica, NY to Weedsport, NY) 13.9 mph
Slowest day: Day 12 (Cumberland, MD to Hancock, MD) 9.2 mph
the daily reports were composed on the road on my laptop and updated if
the motel had high-speed Internet. They all did except for the
absurdly overpriced Super8 in Amsterdam, NY, and the B&B in
Confluence, PA. The Best Western in Erie, PA had wireless, but
for some reason I could surf the web but I couldn't log in to my
The route came from several sources: The New York and Canada portions were from Adventure Cycling, NY Bike Route 5, and a book about cycling the Erie Canal that I can't seem to find right now. The PA portion followed PA Routes Z and A from the PennDot website. I made my own route across Maryland.Even when it was raining and hilly I never wanted to quit. So I guess I enjoyed myself. Now I have return to watching what I eat.