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Old 05-20-19, 04:35 PM
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New Hampshire Gravel

I am looking for recommendations for good gravel routes in the Granite State. Share some pics if you have them!
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Old 05-20-19, 11:15 PM
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No personal knowledge, but had some fun looking around Ashuelot Recreational Rail Trail

I think the perhaps more consistently surfaced (?) Northern Rail Trail or something actually paved is more my style.

Will be very interested to hear what you find out.
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Yeah, I was looking for a paved trail in NH. We have a wedding up there on Saturday and figured we'd bring the bikes to ride Sunday so the whole long weekend isn't shot. I need paved though unless I want to put on tires with more tread (and possibly wider). I think we'll bring them anyway and do the Nashua River trail on the way home.
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Old 05-21-19, 03:00 PM
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Saved this to my own routes on RWGPS but never rode it:
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/9124969

A couple more 'access' roads
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17883970
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/17883902

And some courses from an official event, Courses ? Rose Mountain Rumble
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24489979
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/24490194

Not much, all hearsay, but something to start with.
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Defiantly going to check this out. Thanks!
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Old 05-31-19, 10:35 AM
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Not sure if this was covered, but you could probably look up the route they use for the Kearsarge Klassic?

This guy has a couple maps of routes:

https://ridewithgps.com/users/596660
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There are also several unpaved rail trails which have been on my radar for a few years, but I just don't have time yet to check them out. Surfaces look highly variable from the pictures and scenery may get monotonous, I'm not sure.
https://www.nhstateparks.org/visit/r...al-rail-trails

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/n...nal-rail-trail
https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/n...ire-rail-trail
https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/n...-rail-trail--2
https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/n...ern-rail-trail

I remember @rholland1951 posting about riding one of them and having to deal with blown-down trees and mud.
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The routes shown on the Rose Mountain Rumble website are excellent. I've been on them several times this Spring. The surfaces are good, well packed, not much loose gravel. Mostly class VI roads - good riding and scenery - no services.
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Originally Posted by Ruckusdog View Post
The routes shown on the Rose Mountain Rumble website are excellent. I've been on them several times this Spring. The surfaces are good, well packed, not much loose gravel. Mostly class VI roads - good riding and scenery - no services.
I checked out the website. Looks really cool. Here's the link and thanks for the suggestion!

http://www.rosemountainrumble.com
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Old 06-10-19, 07:42 AM
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The Pathless Pedaled just posted this video of a trail in VT.

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