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Old 10-19-21, 02:25 PM
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Today's ride

Making my first ride on the GAP (Great Allegheny Passage) trail. Heading from Cumberland, MD to Pittsburgh, PA. It's a stout pull out of Cumberland heading west, the wind didn't help, but met some nice folks already and stopped to shoot a few pictures. This is the first multi-day ride I've done in many years. If anyone else is doing this this ride, say hi if you see me.

Eric

Mile 0. 149 to go.

A beautiful overlook at Big Savage Tunnel.

My travel companion had to get the requisite age/milemarker photo. I'll be looking for mine tomorrow.
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Old 10-19-21, 03:27 PM
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All I can say is that I'm so envious of you and others here that do those multi-day rides with such beautiful scenery to see. That was a large part of what I enjoyed when I flew for a living, looking out over all the world from up high. Same when I was sailing up and down the east coast and Gulf of Mexico, just the peaceful and impressive looking shorelines and other island scenery.

I guess I'll need to get some gumption and go do some of those rides.

Thanks for sharing.
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Old 10-20-21, 06:28 AM
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Have fun, and safe ride.
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Old 10-20-21, 02:24 PM
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Thanks for the memories. You've picked a great time of year and a fine stretch of weather. I did that trip (Cumberland to Point State Park, RT) in 2019. Looks like you don't need it but, "good luck" anyway.
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Beautiful scenery. I wish we had something like that here, but then your ground also turns white every year.
Keep posting pics. I am glad to see I am not yhe only bald fat guy on this board. Most seem to be disgustingly fit.
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Old 10-21-21, 01:17 PM
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Day 3, trip completed. Beautiful trip the whole way. Interestingly enough, from the riders I saw, the "over 50" group easily outnumbered the youngins by at least 4 to 1, probably more.

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