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Equipamiento de ciclismo útil para senderos, ¡y algunos consejos de MacGyver!
March 22, 2022
Para algunos de nosotros en climas fríos de invierno, la primavera marca el momento en que volvemos al ritmo de las cosas después de no haber recorrido los senderos por un tiempo.
2017 Opening Day for Trails en Three Rivers Heritage Trail en Pittsburgh, Pensilvania | Foto de Amy Kapp
Trail Moments | Adapting Trail Trips for a Hiker With a Disability: A Family’s Advice
April 15, 2021
Saul is 22 and has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. He has needed to use a power wheelchair full time since about age 14, but that has not stopped him from exploring the outdoors.
Dan, Michaela and Saul Brownstein, with their dog Rufus, on the Elephant Swamp Trail in New Jersey | Photo courtesy Dan Brownsteins
Dynamic Duo: How TrailLink and Google Maps Have Made Trails Accessible to America
March 09, 2020
Google has helped direct millions of people to TrailLink to access all the health and wellness benefits trails provide. Since 2008, usage has grown from several hundred thousand people to more than 7 million annually who choose TrailLink as their go-to source for finding and using trails.
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's Joe LaCroix mapping the West Creek Recreational Trail | Photo by Anthony Le, courtesy RTC
E-Bikes Got This Baby Boomer Back on the Trail After Asthma
May 22, 2019
A one-day rental there led to a weeklong adventure in Hawaii, followed by my first of two e-bike purchases three years ago. Since then, I’ve logged more than 1,000 road and trail miles, and for me, it’s been a win-win.
Libby Rose on e-bike | Photo courtesy Wandering Rose Travels
Eight Critical Wins for TrailNation in 2018
December 05, 2018
Here is a spotlight on some of the critical TrailNation project advances we made in 2018—and how they are bringing to life our vision of trails at the heart of healthy, thriving communities.
Baltimore, Maryland | Photo by Side A Photography
Useful Biking Gear for Trails—Plus a Few MacGyver Tips!
March 30, 2018
I asked my colleagues at Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), some of America’s most experienced trail riders, what equipment they’ve found super useful in the past.
2017 Opening Day for Trails on the Three Rivers Heritage Trail in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Photo by Amy Kapp