Our friend Dwayne Burgess recently rode the Delaware Water Gap Loop in New Jersey, connecting the route to his home in New York City without needing a car. Along the way, he made this video to document the ride. Watch it here and find out more about this overnight bikepacking route…

Our friend Dwayne Burgess, better known as @Manual_Pedal on Instagram, recently created this short video of him and a riding partner bikepacking the Delaware Water Gap Loop. The two rode the loop during the summer solstice and modified a couple of the technical sections to better suit their bikes. Watch it below, then scroll down to learn more about the route…

  • Manual Pedal on the Delaware Water Gap
  • Manual Pedal on the Delaware Water Gap

The 90-mile Delaware Water Gap Loop is an overnighter bikepacking route designed to take in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and Stokes State Forest in the scenic area along the Delaware River and Kittatinny Mountains in New Jersey. The route includes a mix of rail trails, jeep tracks, quiet country roads, and some fun singletrack. Find the full guide here, and see the map below from Dwayne, including their adjustments. This is a modified route based on the original, made for those who want to take the train from New York’s Penn Station to Dover, New Jersey, and ride to the trailhead.

  • Manual Pedal on the Delaware Water Gap
  • Manual Pedal on the Delaware Water Gap

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