The High Adventure Club gathered on August 5, 2000 to conquer the entire NCR and York County Heritage Trails. Each of these connecting trails is about 20 miles in length and form a 40 mile route that follows railroad beds from York, Pennsylvania to Cockeysville, Maryland.
The objective of the riders was to complete a round-trip of the entire trail for a total of 81.5 miles.
The team of riders included:
The Weather for the trip was gorgeous
with temperatures between 70 and 85 degrees. The riders met in
New Freedom, PA at 7:00 AM.
Click here to learn more about the North Central Rail Trail & York County Heritage Trail.
- The first leg of the trip started at 8:40 AM and headed from New Freedom South to Cockeysville. The riders m turn
around, and traveled North to New Freedom. Joe
and Bob were riding a tandem bike.
- The second leg continued North at 12:00 noon from New Freedom toward York,
Pennsylvania. Peter and Art left first. Joe, Ed and Bob
started off at a more leisurely pace. After a few miles. Ed
and Bob decided to ride the tandem bike, and encouraged Joe go
ahead and catch up to Peter and Art. Ed and Bob
continued at their pace and stopped to take pictures.
They eventually turned around just near the Seitzville bridge, just south of Hanover Junction at 1:30 PM.
On their way back to New Freedom, they stopped at a local refreshment stand along the trail to buy soft drinks from Matt, Andrew, and Zack.
Ed and Bob continued their ride and arrived in New Freedom at 2:50 PM.
Their total ride was 58 miles.
Joe, Peter and Art arrived in York at 1:46 PM.
After a 10 minute break, they returned
and completed the entire trip of 81.5 miles at 4:00 PM.
Below are pictures of the event.