I caught this extensive Tour Du Port ride report over at Two Spokes Shy of a Wheel:
Since then the Tour du Port has grown and routes have changed. The route today was supposed to be 63 miles. I managed to chop that down to 60 through distracted riding.
The tour starts in the Canton neighborhood southeast of downtown Baltimore. We rode north on a ten mile loop that included the Jones Fall cycle track. This is a pretty nifty piece of bike infrastructure but needs some work. The storm drains were oriented in line with bike tires, which can make for a nasty fall if tire meets drain opening. And there were ramps made of tar that stuck out from the curb. These look like remnants from an earlier use. They, too, would make for a nasty crash…
Read the rest HERE!