• BEST BIKE RIDES CONNECTICUT

    Ten flat tire changes, hundreds of rides, thousands of miles: Best Bike Rides Connecticut

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    Let's go on a bike ride!

    From quaint New England villages to tranquil river valleys, I've collected the best of Connecticut in this dense volume.

     

    From historical tidbits to the best coffee shops and museums, this book functions as a turn-by-turn cycling guidebook and a primer on what makes Connecticut so unique. Attractive, easy to follow maps and GPS coordinates keep you on the route, and sidebars provide detours, options, and alternatives.

     

    Who should buy my book? I'd say everyone, but in the interest of impartiality, I've prepared the following short quiz to assess if you really need it or not. Answer truthfully.

     

    DID YOU KNOW THAT:

    • Westport wasn't always a wealthy financial city? The early settlers made their first fortune as the top producers of onions.
    • pastoral East Haddam was an industrial powerhouse? The Twine Capital of America was centered around Johnsonville, now an abandoned 'ghost town'.
    • many of the 'native' place names were invented? That's right: places like "Wononscopomuc" were elaborate portmanteaus constructed by incomprehensible Dutch explorers.

    HOW DID YOU DO:

    0: Don't worry: if you buy my book today, you'll know all this and more.

    1-3: Congratulations! You have a clear interest in Connecticut history, and would love my book.

    4: There were only three questions! Buy my book and you won't need to cheat next time.

  • Best Bike Rides Long Island

    Learn more at the book website, Best Bike Rides Long Island, or pre-order from Amazon. March, 2017.

  • DAVID STREEVER

    David Streever is a travel writer and humorist, originally from the banks of the Connecticut River.

     

    He now lives in Richmond, Virginia, in a rambling home in the city’s historic Fan District. Learn more at davidstreever.com

     

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    Lounge on a beach in Old Saybrook or climb a mountain in Kent: I don't care, they're both in the book, along with tours of historic art colonies and beautiful, wild, natural spots. Buy a copy today and let's go on an adventure!