Saturday, November 22, 2014

Baxter State Park - North to South - On A Bike

Twelve photos of bicycle travel sixty five miles from Shin Pond Village
through Baxter State Park on a bicycle.

Luxury Bike Packing

The start from Shin Pond Village. Dan here rested and ready for the southward journey.

Matagamon Gate, Baxter's North Entrance.

 Photo credit: Dan Blickensderfer
Some pretty sharp early climbs with superb gravel.

 Photo credit: Dan Blickensderfer
We took a little food break here.


Then there was more gravel. This is one sweet road. 
The bikes were rolling so good.


and this one!

 Photo credit: Dan Blickensderfer
We had some scenic vistas. Double Top Mountain in view.

 Photo credit: Dan Blickensderfer
You guessed it, more stellar gravel.

 Photo credit: Dan Blickensderfer
The road narrowed and the view was grand.

 Photo credit: Dan Blickensderfer
The steeds, having done the deed with zero mechanical issues.


The ride. 64.1 miles - saddle time 5:18:21 - 3,766 feet climbed.

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