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At some point in your life, you’ll come to the realization you can’t do what you did when you were young. You can’t ride as fast and as far as you once did. Those hills you once climbed with ease are daunting. That single-track and obstacles you once hopped over stop you in your tracks. Your…

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Ever gone back to an old familiar place and found it had changed over time? Some of it was the same, but there was something new going on, too. That’s the feeling I had when I visited Bartlett’s Thorne Pond Conservation area on Tuesday. I recognized old trails but found new ones that made ri…

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Editor's Note: After deadline, the Sun learned Potter Road will be closed at the Route 153 end at the end of June until sometime in September. They're replacing the bridge at that end so no one will be able to cross. We want to let riders know they'll have to bypass that end.

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A group of cyclists gathered in the Fryeburg Visitor Center’s parking lot, ready to ride. Tooling Tuesday’s ride leader Denise Jaronski called them together to explain the route and options along the way. She reassured riders that the group would wait for them if they fell behind. At turns a…

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A little girl on her white bicycle cranked hard up the Powerline Hills. Her mom behind her kept saying, “Shift!” The 5-year-old didn’t listen or understand. She kept pushing that higher gear. Though her bike had lower gears, she didn’t know how to use them.

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Mention bicycles and people think fun, recreation and exercise. There’s more to bicycles than that. Many people use them for transportation, while others use them in their workplaces. When I talked to Jackson Police Department Chief Chris Perley about his newly activated bike patrol, I reali…

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Eleven mountain bikers gathered at Hemlock Lane last Monday to do a ride on the Eastside. The Old Spokes had plans to do Cheater and Swamp Trails, then continue on Sidehill or Knot and come back Sticks and Stones and Pillar to Pond.

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Spring is the time to look forward to warmer weather, even though there was snow in the forecast on Friday. It’s a time to anticipate the greening grass and blooming flowers. For many of us, kids and adults alike, it’s time to get bicycles out and ride.

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It seemed like an easy request from my son. Could I get a new bike helmet for my granddaughter for her fifth birthday? He said, “Preferably pink, to go with her new bike.”