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Old 04-30-2013, 05:55 PM   #3781
baiku OP
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Location: Souhegan West
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Originally Posted by NHBill View Post
Awesome day today! Finally got a chance to do more than just run errands .

Did a nice loop over Putney Mtn Road and across the West River and up to Townshend Dam. Then on up to Jamaica, then past Stratton, over to Bromley and then down towards Magic but jumped off on 121 and came back through Grafton and Saxtons River.

Not a bad afternoon despite having to detour because of a bridge out and then that peculiarly New England practice of fixing muddy stretches of road by dumping a Metric Butt Ton of crushed stone on the road . Thoughts going through my head as I rolled into a nice little off-camber left hander..."OK, off camber here, roll out of the throttle, oh sh-t, there's mess of gravel on the road , Crap, trees (as the bike starts to drift towards the shoulder)! Cool, I'm gonna miss the trees, Oh crap, the river!"

Fortunately I was able to keep the wheels pointing in the right direction and came out the other side with only a an exercised sphincter muscle to show for it . But it was such a beautiful day, that even that, couldn't take the off my face.

Glad you got through that turn, Bill!

BTW, the pucker marks on the seat will disappear after a few hours in the sun.
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