Monday, July 5, 2010

4th of July ride

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I rode out the Mad River boat launch in the morning.

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The river was smooth as glass, perfect for a kayak or canoe.

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This beautiful canoe had been around for decades. The guy in the photo restored her. I helped carry her back to a nearby truck.

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On national holidays the most famous places are always crowded. This place is far from the highest peak, lowest valley or biggest waterfall. But a river runs through it.

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A few hundred yards to the west, the destination for the Mad River——and all rivers.