|Dog Bar Bridge at Bear River.|
|Along Dog Bar Road, heading toward Grass Valley|
|On the climb to Grass Valley; This year, no water flowing!|
|On Smartsville Road.|
|Country roads above Wheatland.|
Dowd Road, but Dowd has now been closed for bridge replacement, a detour was posted so I figured I would take it, how bad could it be? Well, pretty bad! First I went 2 miles west, out of my way and then had to follow a gravel road for about 4 miles. The gravel was deep, but at least there wasn't too much washboard. I finally got back on the route and made it home in a decent time, but
I did experience some minor cramping towards the end. Still, I was happy with my performance.
|The Mercian on this years ride.|