If you're looking for a new place to ride your bike that is scenic, enjoyable, and not crowded, then Backroad Bicycling in Connecticut: 32 Scenic Rides on Country Lanes and Dirt Roads, by Andi Marie Cantele, is the book for you. Describes 32 bike rides in the Litchfield Hills, North Country, Quiet Corner, the Housatonic and Connecticut River Valleys, and on the shoreline Greenwich to Stonington. Rides for cyclists of all abilities range from 4 miles to 114 miles and cover all types of terrain. Each ride description includes total distance, terrain type, difficulty rating, recommended bicycle, mile by mile directions, and a map. Includes interesting commentary on the history and culture of the area. 2007, second edition, 216 pages. 8.25 x 5.3 x 0.5 in.