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Old 09-19-11, 07:35 AM   #1
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My "Centuryish" Sunday ride

Yesterday I did 81 miles along the southern Maine coast. Had wanted to go for a 100 miler but my wife was concerned about me going so far and having to drive to get to me should I have a problem. I told her I would just take a "long" ride.
Average speed was 13 mph. Left at 9:30 in the morning and got home at 4:50 in the afternoon.

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Old 09-19-11, 08:03 AM   #2
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Did you enjoy the ride?
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Did you enjoy the ride?
Absolutely! Except for the part where I foolishly took the advice of the Eastern Trail sign for bikes which led me totally out of the way and somewhat lost for a short period of time. Particularly liked the pizza stop at Old Orchard Beach. Sad to see everything closing up for the winter though.
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Sounds like a fun trip!
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That's the only picture you have from the Maine Coast? Fail! lol
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Old 09-19-11, 05:23 PM   #7
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I agree, some pictures would tell more of a story.
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The southern coast is not as dramatic as further down east but still has its own charm and fun to ride long flat stretches with marshland.


historic houses:


empty roads:



and still places to get pizza (Until Oct. 12)
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Well done on the miles! Nice pics as well. Looks like a really good place to ride.
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I guess a pizza pie qualifies as a pie. That looks like a magnificent place to ride.
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