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On the Nickel Plate Trail near Bunker Hill, Ind., (from left) Rick Wagner, Karl Reusser and Esther Wagner are part of a growing number of Americans taken with biking on rail trails. "We just started seeing how many different states we could ride a trail in," he said of his family. So far, they have hit 14. "You meet really neat people on the trails. It's just like everyone's on their best behavior." (Rick Wagner via Associated Press)

On the Nickel Plate Trail near Bunker Hill, Ind., (from left) Rick Wagner, Karl Reusser and Esther Wagner are part of a growing number of Americans taken with biking on rail trails. "We just started seeing how many different states we could ride a trail in," he said of his family. So far, they have hit 14. "You meet really neat people on the trails. It's just like everyone's on their best behavior." (Rick Wagner via Associated Press)

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