Tag Archives: bike

Route 100 bike trails to grow with new funds
May 18, 2017

Route 100 bike trails to grow with new funds

KILLINGTON—Killington’s Parks and Recreation Department has a received $45,000 grant from the the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation. The Recreation Trail Program (RTP) 2017 grant will aid in the construction of 5.3 miles of mountain bike trails located on Route 100. Additionally, the…

Annual Wallingford Bike Day blends safety and fun

Saturday, May 13, 10 a.m.—WALLINGFORD—On Saturday,  May 13, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., the Wallingford Community Bike Safety Day will host its 19th annual event at the Wallingford Elementary School. This fun, interactive event always has something for all ages, from free helmet fitting to an obstacle…

Local News
February 15, 2017

Proctor bike path gets rolling

By Evan Johnson

PROCTOR—Cyclists and pedestrians in the town of Proctor are looking for a safe way to get around, and in the coming months, a new bike path may become a reality. Last year, the town received a $27,000 VTrans Bicycle and Pedestrian Program…

Altitude Sickness
August 18, 2016

Altitude Sickness: Road rash

It’s funny what happens when you run on autopilot. More on that later, though. A couple of weeks ago I was out riding my road bike, and my ride took a bit longer than I had hoped (my plan was to go up Killington Road,…

Carry-on bike service coming to Amtrak’s Vermonter line
State News
May 11, 2016

Carry-on bike service coming to Amtrak’s Vermonter line

By Mike Faher, VTDigger.org

Among the small group waiting to board Amtrak’s southbound Vermonter Friday afternoon, April 29, no one was toting a bicycle. But that changed Sunday, May 1, when Amtrak started a new, carry-on bike service for its train that runs daily between…