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|After landing at Madrid, New Mexico I was looking forward to figuring out how I would pack my kit onto the Dahon Mariner. Turned out to be easier than I thought with use of a medium size hydration pack for mountain biking.|
|Juxtaposed : )|
|Cruising on pavement was pure fun, trails were a bit challenging and limited some of the riding options but was still fun, yep I was smiling.|
|Bicycle Nomad Cafe owner Erick Cedeno after riding the old Dahon Mariner five speed, "it rides better than it looks".|
|I try to make it a tradition to get at least one good pic on my way home through Texas Hill Country|
|I did figure out a good method of packing my tent, poles, air mattress, sleeping bag and pillow, camera, tripod, spare batteries, power pack, basic flat repair kit and enough food and water for an overnighter.|
|Madrid, New Mexico is so beautiful at night. This was at four am after the clouds had cleared out.|