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July 30th, 2013 | Canada

New Brunswick – Canada.

The most direct route from Appleton in Maine, to Saint John in New Brunswick, would have taken us along Route 9, and a little over 4 hours of riding. I chose instead to follow the coastal route in northern Maine and visit Acadia National Park in the process. I had heard that the scenery along […]

July 28th, 2013 | Maine

Camden, Maine…

Camden became somewhat of a “Halfway House” for the many members of the Spahn and Mennen families who were on their way to Prince Edward Island to attend Tiernan and Rachel’s wedding. Both of Patricia’s sisters, Donna and Mimi, hosted groups of friends and family that had driven up from New Jersey and New York, […]

July 27th, 2013 | Maine

New Hampshire to Maine…

I was up early, eager to start riding in what looked to be the perfect day for it. Clear blue skies greeted me as I strolled to the dining area to have my first of three cups of coffee… Before I went out to refuel the Big Fella, I lifted a cup in Jane’s direction […]

July 26th, 2013 | Connecticut

Connecticut to New Hampshire…

With good weather forecast for the next few days, I left Niantic and began the long ride north to New Hampshire, which would take me through Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Vermont, before I reached North Conway before nightfall. I did not plan to stop and see too many of the sights in this area, because […]

July 24th, 2013 | Connecticut

Into New England…

I set out to ride the New England states with a few specific ideas in mind. The six states that this region is comprised of would complete the “25 State Ride” I had planned a few months ago, before my arrival back in the USA, and within these states were places that I had always […]

July 19th, 2013 | New York State

The Long Island Saga…

Patricia has spent many a summer in the Hampton’s on Long Island, not only teaching Pilates, but also working at a much respected restaurant in Sag Harbor. Naturally, she had made many friends there, some of which she had not seen since our wedding last year. Although riding on Long Island was not part of […]