CYCLE THE ERIE CANAL TOUR - PASSING BEHIND MY APARTMENT
The Cycle the Erie Canal tour runs behind the apartments I live in each year. Behind where I live is part of the Erie Canal trail. Today is Tuesday, July 14th so I took some pictures of the cycle folks. There are 600 cyclists this year from age 2 to 91. The Cycle tour is from Buffalo to Albany which is about 400 miles. The started arriving in Palmyra about 7:00 AM. They got here before they had even set up for them. Here the cyclists can get a snack, water and rest or, as some did, went inside Muddy Waters Cafe for breakfast. In the grey building we have restrooms. Outside there are picnic tables where people can eat. After they get done and rest they go over the bridge and continue along side the canal. Behind them travels the motor home in case someone needs help. I enjoy watching the people cycle by every year.
Next year, I think they reverse the trip and it starts in Albany and goes to Buffalo. Some people come every year. They also, sometimes change months, of the tour. I know one year they had it in the fall.