I avoided dirt roads at night, but did include
one notorious bit of so-called pavement near Tully Lake. The team
may forgive me in a year or so. The very rough road came on a
descent for good measure. Hey at least we had gears so we could
We had our first two controls at shops, but the nothing was open
in Northfield, so we used a postcard. I took a picture with my
smart phone that records location and then we also found an ATM,
where we got a receipt that ended up being the official control.
Good thing, the postcard arrived with a totally illegible postmark
about a month later!
We arrived at Brueggers in Bratteboro right at
opening time. Since I had refused to send SMS updates to John,
Dena did it for me, and John replied to me, so I finally took
out my phone for some silliness. We devoured lots of food, as
DO NOT PARK here!
This bridge has featured on all our fleche events.
The first year, we had to carry the bikes over barricades, but
now it's an official bike path, and a must do!
How lucky was Norm?? Riding with three lovely ladies.