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Leaf-peeping by Bike

08710013_a7190Boston – The sky is blue, the air is crisp and the leaves are aflame with gold, crimson and orange. It is autumn in Boston — and a perfect day for a bicycle ride.

Boston’s compact and relatively flat geography is ideal for cycling, and in the last five years the city has implemented a cutting-edge bike share program, the Hubway, and made major improvements to its cycling infrastrucutre. Using on-street bike lanes and off-street trails, three routes through the New England city are perfect for peeping its autumnal colours. Each segment is five miles or less — easy to complete in an hour, with plenty of time to stop and look around. Or, string them all together to see the whole city in its finest fall colours. Read my article in BBC Travel…

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