Jul 12

Bikers Out in Force

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One of the prominent hangouts for bikers in Gettysburg is the Pike Restaurant on the Baltimore Pike. Law enforcement has forbidden bikes to park on the Baltimore Pike, so they turned their parking lot into an area for only bikes. This view was taken from the north facing south at approximately 12:00 PM on Saturday, July 12, 2008.

Most bikers are very good individuals. A few inconsiderate bikers with their noise give the rest of the bikers a bad reputation. Even when bikers attempt to keep down their noise levels, however, they are still unnecessarily loud.



Most bikers at the Hampton Inn on the York Road were not up and about this morning at 8:00 AM. This view was taken from the south facing north at approximately 8:00 AM on Saturday, July 12, 2008.



Bikes parked along the sidewalk at the National Park Service Visitor Center’s Parking Lot Number 2. This view was taken from the south facing north at approximately 12:00 PM on Saturday, July 12, 2008.



Bikes parked on Little Round Top. This view was taken from the south facing north at approximately 12:00 PM on Saturday, July 12, 2008.



Driving down Baltimore Street on Saturday, you have bikes ahead of you, such as at the corner of Baltimore and Middle Street… This view was taken from the southeast facing northwest at approximately 12:00 PM on Saturday, July 12, 2008.



… bikes behind you… This view was taken from the north facing south at approximately 12:00 PM on Saturday, July 12, 2008.



… and on Carlisle Street, bikes on either side of you. This view was taken from the south facing north at approximately 12:00 PM on Saturday, July 12, 2008.

Here is a brief video clip of bikers going south off Cemetery Hill on the Baltimore Pike. This view was taken from the southwest facing northeast at approximately 12:00 PM on Saturday, July 12, 2008.

This video clip gives one an idea of what it was like to drive towards the town square on Baltimore Street today. This view was taken from the south facing north at approximately 12:00 PM on Saturday, July 12, 2008.


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