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Gate City/Lakes Region Cruise

Gate City Corvette Club
Club Picture

 

Saturday, October 1, 2005

A beautiful early Fall day for a very pleasant Corvette cruise from Bedford, NH to Mt. Wachusett in North/Central Massachusetts. 19 Vettes enjoyed the cruise: 10 from Lakes Region club, 6 from Gate City, 2 from Connecticut, and yours truly from Maine, although I should be counted with the Gate City group. Many thanks to Hank Vezina of Gate City Corvette Club for putting this together.

Early departure from Maine.

Picturesque fog-shrouded Bath, Maine at dawn.
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The Vettes gathered at Macy's in Bedford, NH.
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At one of the stops to regroup after all the lights getting out of Bedford,
I couldn't resist this shot of Joe Tursi's plate. Most Corvette people can relate to that!

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After a pretty "spirited" ride led by Hank (driving Sally Mele's C5 - he had
sold his the day before) over some fun roads, the first stop was the
Wachusett Brewing Company in Westminster MA.

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Next was a great lunch at the nearby 1761 Old Mill Inn.
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The final attraction was the run to the top of Mt. Wachusett.
It was a spectacular view on this gorgeous Fall day... even without the Corvettes.
The Boston skyline was easily seen, 45 miles to the East.

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The group scattered from there for the drive home.

This is the road down the mountain, and the Old Mill Inn from the road.
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Final stats for a very enjoyable day with a great bunch of people.
   
Thanks Hank!

 

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