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Old 10-13-08, 04:31 PM   #1
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Columbus Day ride - Parker Mtn and Bow Lake (pics)

Today I had the pleasure of riding with Tod Roger, an accomplished bike tourer and author of a book on riding the Lewis and Clark trail (see for his book). He lives a few towns Southeast of me and had never ridden Parker Mountain, a local lung-buster in the area (relatively speaking). So we decided to climb Parker and ride around Bow Lake. Here are some more of those NH Fall colors for your enjoyment.

For about a mile we got to ride on a well-packed dirt road.

Bow Lake


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Old 10-13-08, 04:53 PM   #2
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Nice. I miss the change of seasons down here in FL.
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Old 10-13-08, 05:11 PM   #3
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Very nice pics!
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Old 10-14-08, 03:27 PM   #5
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Nice pics! Love the fall colors, where I'm at, the sagebrush dosent really change colors much!
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Old 10-14-08, 05:24 PM   #6
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Ohhhhhhh so makes me want to do some touring back east! How beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

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Thanks for sharing. Looks like a nice quiet ride with great scenery.
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