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This 253 mile ride begins with an easy ride west on Route 86 to Saranac Lake. Next, pick up Franklin CR 18 (Forest Home Rd) and follow this nice curvy road through the woods to Lake Clear. Turn south on Route 30 and enjoy a gorgeous curvy ride along a series of pristine Adirondacks Lakes. Admire Best Of the NorthEast (BONE) views at Horseshoe Pond, Fish Creek Pond, and Saranac Lake.


Forest Home Road and Route 30 Scenic Views

 

Turn west on Route 3 and ride into the heart of the West Adirondacks. Ride northwest on Route 56 and enjoy one of the regions best curvy roads as it follows Cold Brook north to Colton, NY.


Route 56

 

Ride CR-24 and then turn south on CR-27 and follow the Plumb Brook back to Route 3. Ride Route 3 East past Star Lake and Cranberry Lake to Raquette Pond in Tupper Lake.


Raquette Pond

 

Stop for lunch at Well Dressed Food in Tupper Lake.


Well Dressed Food in Tupper Lake, NY

 

Continue South on Route 30 past great views at Simon Pond:

 


Simon Pond

 

Tupper Lake:


Tupper View

 

Tupper South:


Tupper South

 

and Long Lake:


Long Lake N


Long Lake

 

Turn east on Route 28N and ride past Shaw Pond:


Shaw Pond 28N

 

Continue east on Route 28N and then turn off onto Blue Ridge Road headed east. The first part of Blue Ridge Road has some great curves:

 


Blue Ridge Road

 

 

Turn north on Route 9 in North Hudson at follow it and Route 73 back to Lake Placid.