You’ll love biking on South Dakota’s George S. Mickelson Trail, which snakes through tunnels and across 100 trestles. Details and more great Midwest bike trails: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/around-the-region/14-great-midwest-bike-trails/page/11/0
Bike trails range from easy to exhilarating, but all reward with sweeping views of the water. Lake Trail, Palm Beach, Florida: Nicknamed the Trail of Conspicuous Consumption, the Lake Trail in Palm Beach, Florida, rolls past some of the swankiest mansions in the world. The easy nine-mile out-and-back ride follows the Intracoastal Waterway on a flat, paved trail near Lake Worth.
The Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) rail-trail offers 150 miles of hiking and #biking between Cumberland, Md., and Homestead, Pa., near Pittsburgh. In Cumberland, the GAP joins the Canal Towpath, creating a continuous trail experience, 335 miles long, to Washington, D.C.
South Dakota's Mickelson Trail: At approximately 110 miles, you'll see a lot of different country, ranging from unique granite rock formations to hay bale-dotted farmland. A few highlights are riding through blasted hard-rock tunnels and over 100 converted railroad bridges. Careful of the wild turkeys crossing the path!
50 pounds overweight to wiry types without an ounce of fat where their veins bulged at the neck. What people are discovering, he said, is that no matter your background, fitness or age, you can get on a bike and instantly rock your world. Next thing you know, you start seeing places you never knew existed, and you want more of both, the good feelings and the sights. On top of that, you also can find that there are thousands of people who share the same passion, and they become your…