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xfiveo from buffalo on 8/2/2019 11:11:23 PM:
hello...we are planning on staying in pittsford and taking a couple of day rides...we want to head west for 10-15 miles and turn around and do the same heading east for 10-15 miles... concern is that I've heard that the trail is more of a "hard packed" surface and may be soft ot sandy if it should rain making it more challenging to ride with our road bikes with 28mm tires... ...does anyone know anything about this ??? ...thank you !!

Bop from Rochester on 8/3/2019 7:28:39 AM:
The canal West of Pittsford is paved all the way to Long Pond Road, in Greece. Going east, it's the normal hard pack surface. A hard downpour could soften the path somewhat. On the lead page There's a picture showing what the path looks like east of Pittsford for the most part.