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The Ethereal Song of the Hermit Thrush

I recorded this Sunday morning at sunrise, when I awoke from my night at the Jigger Johnson campground. The entire campground and woods were silent. 33 more words

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Post White Mountain Ride Stats

http://ridewithgps.com/trips/3053821

Unfortunately I ran into some issues with my GPS crashing, but I managed to join together all the route segments. There are still a few holes in the data, like where I forgot to restart the timer after a brief stop to admire a view. 40 more words

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Day 6: Departing Naples, Home Safely

My stay at the Augustus Bove House Bed & Breakfast was relaxing and restful. I awoke at 5:30 a.m. to shower, dress and repack my gear. 605 more words

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Day 5: Broken Spokes

Route 302 between Fryeburg and Bridgton is in terrible shape. The endless cracks and potholes took their toll on my back wheel. I stopped in Bridgton to snap the below photo and as I rolled out across the causeway my bike lurched with a steady pulse. 325 more words

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Day 5: Goodbye New Hampshire

Staying at a motel was just the thing I needed to rejuvenate myself before I return to Brunswick. It will be an 85 mile ride from Conway, NH. 76 more words

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Day 4: Rain, Kancamagus, Arrival in Conway

I broke camp around 6:00 a.m. and departed Jigger Johnson Campground around 7:00 a.m., beginning another morning of climbing, heading west on the Kancamagus Highway. I arrived in Lincoln just after 11:00 a.m.   329 more words

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Day 3: Pinkham to Bear Notch, Jigger Johnson Campground

Today (Saturday) was an interesting day. I knew I had some serious climbing ahead of me, both Pinkham Notch and Bear Notch, until I reached the Kancamagus Highway. 778 more words

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