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Old 05-02-20, 01:37 PM
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: Arlington, MA
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I took an early morning ride from East Arlington to Bedford this morning. The weather was beautiful. I took the Minuteman outbound (fairly quiet), but to avoid the increasing activity in Lexington and Arlington centers on the way back, I switched to Bedford St where it crosses the bike path and followed that to Mass Ave and then home. As others have started, there's a lot less congestion on the streets than the bike path.

The flowering trees at the Bedford Depot are near peak and look great:

Do you remember when those trees were too small to provide any shade? (it wasn't that long ago!)
I kept my distance from my fellow riders.

The Lexington Green was unnaturally quiet:

I'm glad I went out early, I'm guessing the Minuteman would later have been uncomfortably busy in these scary times.

I need to try Rod's loop that goes under 128 via Middle and Lincoln Streets. I had not been that way in many years and had forgotten about that route.
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