Vermont Covered Bridges

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Spinalcracker, Jul 31, 2012.

  1. Spinalcracker

    Spinalcracker former redriderofma

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    I had a great ride searching for covered bridges in Vermont. I covered about 360 miles and found 20 bridges, one was missing due to the hurricane last year.

    I have all the covered bridges in my gps and it was like a treasure hunt. I couldn't see the bridge but the gps would say " waypoint in 300 feet, 100 feet "

    Here is a video and I have more photos to post later.

    Is you run the video full screen and at 1080p it is really cool.


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  2. Spinalcracker

    Spinalcracker former redriderofma

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    oops video is not working.

    i'll have to fix it after work tonight sorry
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  3. Spinalcracker

    Spinalcracker former redriderofma

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    seems to be working ok now

    let me know if it's not
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  4. Hulked Up

    Hulked Up Been here awhile

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    Great video Mike. I like the perspective of the camera going through the bridges. Do you have a list of the bridges you visited?

    What I like about visiting the covered bridges is you can go every year and you'll see something different. Never gets boring.
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  5. EddyQ

    EddyQ Dreamer . . .

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    Nice work!

    I'm heading up to VT next week. You have inspired me to pick off a few covered bridges. :D
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  6. QuietEagle

    QuietEagle Gettin' it together

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    Neat video! I enjoyed the perspective and really liked the music choice. I'll have to check out some covered bridges in my travels.
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  7. Spinalcracker

    Spinalcracker former redriderofma

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    Thanks Keith

    I have to go through the photos to get the list
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  8. Spinalcracker

    Spinalcracker former redriderofma

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    When I see this on a sunny day I know it's:clap going to be a great ride.


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  9. Spinalcracker

    Spinalcracker former redriderofma

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    This is "The High Mowing Farm Covered Bridge"


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  10. Spinalcracker

    Spinalcracker former redriderofma

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    Most of the time I couldn't see the bridge until I was close.

    Williamsville Bridge

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    Each one is a little different.

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  11. Spinalcracker

    Spinalcracker former redriderofma

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    West Dummerston Covered Bridge



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  12. Spinalcracker

    Spinalcracker former redriderofma

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    Scott Covered Bridge

    This was closed to traffic.

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  13. Spinalcracker

    Spinalcracker former redriderofma

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    Cheddar Bridge

    Next to the cheese factory ! It didn't go anywhere but I had to drive through it any way.

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  14. Spinalcracker

    Spinalcracker former redriderofma

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    I loved the bridges on the dirt roads.

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    The Worrall bridge was just finished being fixed and the workers let me be the first to ride through :clap

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    The Bartonsvil bridge was washed away by Irene and the debris was what damaged the bridge down stream in the above pictures.

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  15. ADVCoop

    ADVCoop Been here awhile

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    Good stuff. I dig covered bridges. My wife and I are considering a ride here in SW Pa to see a bunch of the covered bridges in the area.
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  16. Spinalcracker

    Spinalcracker former redriderofma

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    This is the bridge out in the field on the video. The land owner did a nice job of mowing a path to the bridge.


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  17. Spinalcracker

    Spinalcracker former redriderofma

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    Along dirt roads.

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    Some of the bridges just sneak up on you !

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  18. Questor

    Questor More Undestructable

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    Nice Spinalcracker!

    What a good idea for a Ride Report.
    Being a native New Englander, I miss things like that.

    Thanks for sharing.
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  19. Spinalcracker

    Spinalcracker former redriderofma

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    Quechee Vt was hit hard by Hurricane Irene.

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  20. Spinalcracker

    Spinalcracker former redriderofma

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    Thanks Q !
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