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My Fantastic Bike Tour!

Sunday, October 19, 2014

The week of October 6, I went on a five-day bike tour to Acadia National Park in Maine. I had been training for it since June, and the training paid off. I was the only woman of 13 who did ALL of the activities! It was an amazing accomplishment for me. I was always one of the last women to come in from a ride because I am very slow. But, this particular tour said that we do not have to have any particular speed. So, this was the trip for me! I biked 132 miles that week.

Here are some photos...

We ate really well!



We saw beautiful scenery!



We met a blue lobster!



We biked



kayaked



and hiked!



And my greatest accomplishment of the week was riding to the top of Cadillac Mountain to watch the first sunrise in America!



It was an incredible experience, and I hope to do it again!

I'm back now, and trying to get back on track. I had a lot of catching up to do at work last week, so I didn't eat well or get much exercise in. But I think I can start this week off on better footing! I need to start training for my next ride... wherever that will be!!!
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  • AMURDOCK68
    Hiking, kayaking, biking (eating...yum). Yes, that had to be a fantastic trip. Great job! Woo Hoo! You did it! Trained, trained, trained and followed through with the challenge. I am so very impressed the accomplishment. And thanks for putting the beautiful photos on your spark page. Seeing the photos are motivating...particularly the one with the bike in the air and the sun in teh background.

    Great job lady!

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    2311 days ago
  • no profile photo CD14803649
    wow...you are amazing!! congrats on your awesome accomplishment and the great pics! YOU ROCK!!!!

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    ps...thanks for the support and congrats on my weightloss!! have a great day and stay warm.

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    2314 days ago
  • ALILNH
    Congratulations on the great ride! I love your pictures! I know you'll get back into the swing of things and will only go up from here.
    2323 days ago
  • ROXYZMOM
    Awesome! Congratulations!
    2323 days ago
  • KIWIANN
    Sounds like such a great trip - thanks for sharing your experiences with us!! emoticon
    2323 days ago
  • no profile photo CD9065446
    Your trip sounds and looks amazing. So happy for you to have the opportunity to do it, and do it well!
    2323 days ago
  • BBONET
    emoticon emoticon emoticon This is awesome! Good job!
    2324 days ago
  • JACKIEWALKS4FUN
    Looks like so much fun! Love the last picture, I would love to do and see that too emoticon
    2324 days ago
  • FISHGUT3
    Lobster looks tasty!
    2324 days ago
  • MM11113
    Wish I could have been with you. what tour group organized it, I may want to train next summer for it
    2324 days ago
  • NHES220
    Wow! Sounds like an awesome trip and so great that you were in shape to do the riding and all of the other activities! Isn't that a great feeling! You should be proud!
    2324 days ago
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