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... and I handled our first major motorcycle emergency. We kept calm and took care of it and got back on the road - that's what you've gotta do. So far, so good with the new battery and voltage regulator.
By the time we got to North Conway, NH it was nearly 6 pm. We checked in at the Fox Ridge Resort and settled in, then Phil and I went to grab a bite to eat and get fuel for the next morning's ride to Maine.
... one car at a time. This made for some nerve testing moments, especially since this is the only road up/down the mountain!
Imagine two cars passing with a fraction of an inch between their side mirrors and a steep drop down with no barrier at the edge of the road! But don't let that scare you!
If you get the chance to take the road to the top by all means do it! The views are breath-taking and will afford everyone a zen-like experience.
Once at the top, ...
... started Sioux off going through the whole soundtrack of 'Gigi the Musical' so I get to hear Gigi all over again and again. Lucky me.
There's nothing at Jackson except a ski resort and a lot of ski lodges. There's more snow around here so we stopped along a small side road and exchanged snowballs. I had to stop throwing snowballs when Sioux hid beside my Chevy Equinox and I didn't want to risk damaging the SUV. I love my Chevys Equinox.
For dinner that ...
... Middlebury, VT to get the CRV from Mike's Auto. A park ranger and a guy working at the ski & bike shop warned me not to leave the bike overnight in Lincoln. To my surprise, we were able to stuff Surly into the little Ford Focus.
On our return drive to Vermont, we stopped ...
... us to her 1790's establishment. Originally, the building was a tavern and stagecoach stop on the old turnpike to Concord, NH.
We settled into our shabby chic room, The Surrey, accessible by the outside staircase on the side of the historic home. Maura and I studied the bike map, planning the next several days. ...