The whole trip, 1,861 KM
Day One, 474 KM
The bike was loaded and I had all my gear on to leave when I noticed this -10:20 AM, June 5, 2019
By 10:56 I had the wheel wheel off, bead broken and tube out. Showers have ended and it's warming up, June 5, 2019
I found the puncture in the tube, a "pinch flat" from the rock I hit the other day. June 5, 2019
11:47 new tube in, wheel mounted cleaning up
12:19 ready to hit the road. Dang, already 2 hours behind.
Bait's Motel and Angler's Restaurant Searsport, ME
Safely out of the rain in Searsport, ME
Day Two, 169 KM
The haunted Irving in Searsport, ME
Everything is lit up but shut down at the same time - weird. Searsport, ME
packed and ready to leave Bait's Motel behind.10:12 AM, June 6, 2019
Belfast, ME June 6, 2019
Belfast Bay, ME June 6, 2019
Sherman Lake, ME, June 6, 2019
Every EMS provider you could name was parked at this rest stop with lights flashing. Didn't like to nose in too close.
Now I'm a pensioner, going to try cheaper bike-trip cigars, 5 for $3.95 - can't beat the price but ewww the "wine-dipped" sweetness at the tip.
3:58 PM, settling in at Bradbury Mtn. State Park Campground. June 6, 2019
I don't often make a fire when camping, I made an exception this night, though the wood was pretty wet. June 6, 2019
just another campfire video clip.
Day Three 195 KM
Morning arrives, June 7, 2019
Photo taken May 9, 2015
The day 3 Gridlock, 7.4 KM
A bit early for dinner but it was most convenient to stop now at Buck's Naked BBQ for my one big feast of the trip. June 7, 2019
Bradbury Mt. State Park, ME June 7, 2019
The campground Host lived onsite in this cool Tiny House. We chatted a bit about it - she's very happy here. June 7, 2019
International travellers. June 7, 2019
My peaceful campsite at Bradbury Mtn State Park June 7, 2019
Dallas, the campground host goes the extra mile, free water, coffee if you want it at the washing-up station. June 8, 2019
There are nice hiking trails leading through the park.
Day Four, 218 KM
It's Bike Week at nearby Laconia, NH so the hills are alive with the sound of loud pipes. June 8, 2019
More loud pipes. June 8, 2019
Near the Western end of the Kankamagus Hwy. June 8, 2019
the campground's namesake Big Rock. Not so creative a title. June 8, 2019
As seen on the Big Rock. June 8, 2019
Lots of these at the Big Rock Campground in NH. June 8, 2019.
A special cigar, enjoyed to the stub. June 8, 2019.
Camping in the NH White Mountains. Photo taken in near-total darkness. June 8, 2019
Day Five, 275 KM
It got cool in the night, I never reset the clock so it's 7:58 in the White Mountains. June 9, 2019
Day Six, 530 KM
Stopped in Ellsworth, ME to pick up some gloves, love their collection of old bikes.