Thursday, March 10, 2016

Bruce and Tom Make the Nashville Scene

The Skeptic's Take on the Western Road

Posted By on Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 6:15 AM

Last week, when we talked about the western road, I mentioned that I'd found a pretty plausible route thanks to the Middle Tennessee Skeptics. I had some minor quibbles, but when do I not?
      Well, I talked to Bruce Day and Tom Evans of the Middle Tennessee Skeptics about how they settled on their route and it's fascinating—they studied old maps and old eye-witness accounts of where the road ran—and delightful—then they road their bikes down all the plausible paths and settled on the ones easiest to bike. Click here for the entire story

2 comments:

David Irvine said...

Wow! Great stories in all the links included in this report! I knew y'all were scoping out the historic route of Avery Trace but had no idea of the magnitude of your project; chapeau! Maybe the basis for a future Fogbee ride?

coastdownhills said...

Well, it was mostly fun and games. Tom, as usual, did all the work in bringing the concept together. What I knew came from getting lost a lot before the advent of good maps and gps.