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After about 100 feet on this old grown-in road, I decide to turn back and take the longer, but easier, Hart Mine Road instead

After about 100 feet on this old grown-in road, I decide to turn back and take the longer, but easier, Hart Mine Road instead With assistance from my Delorme GPS, I locate the old road that I'm hoping to follow; it's nearly invisible!ThumbnailsHart Mine Road is a rough dirt road that rises about 250 feet in 2.5 miles on my detour route via BarnwellWith assistance from my Delorme GPS, I locate the old road that I'm hoping to follow; it's nearly invisible!ThumbnailsHart Mine Road is a rough dirt road that rises about 250 feet in 2.5 miles on my detour route via BarnwellWith assistance from my Delorme GPS, I locate the old road that I'm hoping to follow; it's nearly invisible!ThumbnailsHart Mine Road is a rough dirt road that rises about 250 feet in 2.5 miles on my detour route via BarnwellWith assistance from my Delorme GPS, I locate the old road that I'm hoping to follow; it's nearly invisible!ThumbnailsHart Mine Road is a rough dirt road that rises about 250 feet in 2.5 miles on my detour route via BarnwellWith assistance from my Delorme GPS, I locate the old road that I'm hoping to follow; it's nearly invisible!ThumbnailsHart Mine Road is a rough dirt road that rises about 250 feet in 2.5 miles on my detour route via Barnwell

I love the old backroads, but... It looks like I'll be essentially walking the 10-ton bike cross-country if I continue on this route straight ahead. That might be fun, but I have many more miles to cover today, preferably during daylight.