Here’s a wrap up of a recent event called Ride the NETT 4 of our team members on Saturday, November 2nd. Two of them raced the DORBA race the following day and the other two completed the ride back for a total round trip of 130 miles!
written by Jonathan Braddick
I love rail corridors that are no longer in service, have been rail banked, or abandoned for private purchase. They have layers of history that end up over lapping with new ones when rail trails are developed, like a palimpsest does. They provide a glimpse into our past when this form of transportation dominated our country’s landscapes, our industries, and was the most often used form of transportation. In our area of the nation’s prairie land, we have a fair share of these rail corridors. However, one in particular is special and provides a unique adventure unlike no other can in North Texas.
Last Saturday, I rode 50 miles of the 130 mile long, North East Texas Trail, starting at the western trail head in Farmersville, TX. Located approximately one hour from Dallas’ city center, it’s a complete escape and contrast to our…
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