Category Archives: Bicycling

Sugarloaf’s First Fat Tire Festival

Weather at the Sugarloaf Fat Tire Festival eventually cooperated. I was able to put together a decent ride on Saturday, after the thermometer dropped below freezing. Friday afternoon, when the air temp rode to above 50 degrees, the riding was … Continue reading

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Winter Into Spring

I’m blessed by having friends who walk outside in the winter. The picture below illustrates just how varied the modes of outdoor travel become this time of year: bikes, skis, snowshoes, toboggans, boots, and traction devices. Three successive days of … Continue reading

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Where To Play Outdoors in Midcoast Maine This Week

Yes! The yearly ritual of turning back of clocks today came with the a clear turn toward Spring, which officially arrives this year at 6:45 pm March 20. The light is different now. It’s clearer, warmer as the longer days … Continue reading

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Fatbiking on Land and Water

We depend on freeze thaw cycles in order to ride our bicycles over the snow on the trails here in midcoast Maine.  That hasn’t occurred lately.  It didn’t happen this weekend either. Nevertheless, I’m pleased to have put in two … Continue reading

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Microadventure on New Year’s Day

First ride on the first of 2015- 11.5 miles long.  Seven Bubbas showed up. The initial part of the ride saw a great deal of hoar frost, large white ice crystals that are  deposited on the ground. They form on … Continue reading

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Resolution for 2015: Visit Maine State Parks and Public Lands

Start 2015 off by doing the right thing and purchasing your very own Maine State Parks Pass (day use).  Veterans and those that are 65 (and over) get in for free! I just sent in my $35 , primarily for  … Continue reading

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Wet winter biking in Midcoast Maine

The fat tire bike movement is alive and well with the Bubbas in the Woods, with Nate showing up today with a sparkling new Trek Farley, and the price was right. It was a group of seven today at Bubba … Continue reading

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