"A Capital Cycle Through History" with the Sydney Morning Herald
By David Whitley
August 16, 2011 (Special thanks to the Sydney Morning Herald, SMH.com/au)"The key sights, however, are along the National Mall. From the Capitol Building at one end to the Lincoln Memorial at the other, it's about three kilometres. On foot, you might be tempted to skip some of the more inconveniently located drawcards.
"On a bike, this is not an issue. Six or seven kilometres seems about right; one memorial pops up shortly after the other and the terrain is just about perfect. As our guide, Tujon, says: "It's as flat as a pancake, with just a couple of blueberries on top..."