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Wife and I took a weekend and drove down to Denali National Park. Surprised by the relatively low number of people in the park compared to some years, but I guess it is still "early" for the park. Spent Saturday riding in from Savage river until we felt like turning around on the park road. Saw the mountain, saw some wildlife, and pedaled into a ferocious headwind on the way back. Was a wonderful day to ride.
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Tom K.

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I haven't been up there in a couple of years, I imagine that road is getting pretty dusty and washboarded out?

High dust level, but I was early enough to be OK.

Washboarding not so bad. I was ready for worse.

Headwind all the way "down" Star Meadows Road and Farm to Market back to Bissell School. Grrrrr.
 

firebanex

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Our gravel ride on Sunday turned into a grassy field. We were exploring the flood plain part of the flood control project/Moose Creek Dam area. Found some rather good gravel roads and trails out there. This particular spot we were trying to see if we could ride all the way to the dam.. turns out it's possible if you just keep riding through about 2 miles of grass and no trail.
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It was real slow. Felt like I wrapped half the field worth of grass into my rear derailleur. Worst part was not being able to tell if it was going to dip into a swamp or stay dry since we were ridding through a flood plain.
 

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Any port in a storm. I thought I was going to avoid the storms today. I stopped at this RR station next to the rail trail for a while, but I had to ride in the rain to make it home before dark. Checking out new nearly finished sections of the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail. It's scheduled to be done by end of October 92 miles from Swanton to St Johnsbury. I'm not sure they will make it, but they are getting close. There are at least two big bridges that still need steel.
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This one is just a creepy house I saw doing the a gravel "race" downeast. I rode it with my wife and we pretty much were the last ones in. Radlers and pizza were good, gravel roads were fairly rugged. We will go back next year. Anyway, I figured in the land of Stephen King, this house has to be haunted. There were lots of tiny one man cemeteries too, but did not see any Pet Sematary's. I did keep singing Ramones songs though.
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