Monday, September 14, 2015

An Apple a Day

With the Maine Lighthouse Ride and Pedal the Penobscot now behind us (and kudos to all of those who rode one or both(!) of those rides last weekend)  we are now well into September and into the Fall and apple season. John has a new club ride this Saturday which will stop at Boothby's Orchard in Livermore - there may be a support vehicle for transporting purchased apples back to the start - check with John. This will be the first of two back-to-back apple rides (Livermore and Monmouth) and we hope you can join us!

Saturday, September 19th - CHESTERVILLE
"Boothby"s Apple Ride" - a tour of the ponds and ridges around Livermore and Chesterville, with an apple orchard stop.
START: 9:00 am at the Sand Pond Parking Lot; from Chesterville Center (by the "Chesterville Mall" at the junction of Ridge Rd, Dutch Gap Rd, and Zions Hill Rd) take Zions Hill Rd north for 1/4 mile, turn left on Borough Rd for approx. one mile, then turn right on Sand Pond Rd; the parking lot is about 1/2 mile in.
DISTANCE: 30-35 miles.
TERRAIN: moderately hilly with several good hills.
HIGHLIGHTS: great back roads with numerous scenic views, and a stop at Boothby's Orchard, a family-owned farm for seven generations going back to 1865.
LEADER: John Lanoue,
For more information on the Kennebec Valley Bicycle Club find us on Facebook, or contact Jim Merrick at or 293-3784.

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