Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Trail closed. Wet Tar. Come back in 48 Hours.

It can seem a bit longer some days, but my trail through Baker Park measures 6.2 miles.  

The paved surface is smooth and fast -- needs to be in order to support heavy use by bladers, boarders, joggers, bikers, x-country skiers, walkers, birders, doggers and so forth.

Three Rivers maintenance crews take good care of "my" trail.
Only, it was a bit of a bummer today to learn that much of the trail was closed until the fresh tar surface could dry and harden.

I did sneak past the barrier, but stuck to the grass shoulder.  Not the most comfortable ride, but I didn't muss anything up.  

Thank you, Hennepin County, for this priceless resource within a stone's throw from where we live.

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