Monday, May 21, 2018

Odysseys Are Fun

We had a nice, dry ride last Sunday in Vassalboro - remarkably so, considering the forecast. We saw an abundance of alewives, both the scaly, piscine kind, and the chewy, gummy kind. Our thanks to Tammy for leading and to Jeanine for organizing, and to the dozen cyclists for riding. Next Saturday we venture out on another odyssey around Lake Cobbossee, starting and strategically ending right beside Fielder's Choice Ice Cream in Manchester. Definitely worth checking out - see you Saturday!

Saturday, May 26th - MANCHESTER
"A Cobbossee Odyssey": a tour around Cobbosseecontee Lake.
START: 9:00 A.M., at the parking lot on McArdle Street, just off Rt. 202W past the junction of Rt. 202 & Rt.17, between the Manchester Grange Hall and Fielders' Choice Ice Cream Stand. The parking lot is the first right after you turn on McArdle Street.
DISTANCE: 27.5 miles.
TERRAIN: rolling with some challenging hills.
HIGHLIGHTS: views of Cobbossee Lake, back roads of Winthrop, Manchester, West Gardiner, Litchfield, and Monmouth, and an ice cream stop conveniently at the end!
LEADER: John Lanoue,
Link to Ride Map (2015):

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