This ride will be at a leisurely pace along a rail trail with minimum incline to the hills.
This was an excellent event at our 45th reunion. It was a glorius sunny October day to be outdoors. The ride took us through our gentle Connecticut hills. Since it was engineered by the railroad to have a minimum elevation grade change it is easy going.
The plan is to take the Hop River Rail Trail 6.3 miles out to Bolton Notch State Park and then return along the same route to our starting point at the trailhead parking lot at the intersection of Parker Street and Colonial Road in Manchester.
Following our ride many of us will go to Shady Glen and enjoy a lunch in their new picnic grove.