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Lake Moultrie Photoblog

We did more riding than picture taking, but here’s a few photos with poorly written captions. -Mat

The Map: A route that's become our favorite place in the lowcountry to ride. A nice mix of gravel dikes, dirt roads and some country highways to link sections between dikes. We've ridden this route several times this summer with groups as large as 5 without ever doing the same exact route twice. Today was no exception with a detour off to see Lake Marion's Santee Dam.

The Map: A route that’s become our favorite place in the lowcountry to ride. A nice mix of gravel dikes, dirt roads and some country highways to link sections between dikes. We’ve ridden this route several times this summer with groups as large as 5 without ever doing the same exact route twice. Today was no exception with a detour off to see Lake Marion’s Santee Dam.

Boring Numbers: With barely a cloud in the sky and the heat and humidity you'd expect from an August day today was the hottest day we've experienced at the lake.

Boring Numbers: With barely a cloud in the sky and the heat and humidity you'd expect from an August day in coastal South Carolina, today was the hottest day we've experienced at the lake.

Mile 13: Finding a bit of shade along the Rediversion Canal to fix the day's only mechanical.

Mile 13: Finding a bit of shade along the Santee Cooper Rediversion Canal to fix the day’s only mechanical.

Mile 13: The gravel roads along both sides of the Rediversion Canal are easily the nicest gravel we'll see all day.

Mile 13: The gravel roads along both sides of the Rediversion Canal are easily the nicest gravel we’ll see all day. Our route takes us up along the canal away from the lake, before crossing over the canal and returning up the opposite side of the canal back towards the lake.

Mile 29: With mostly Gravel and Dirt behind us we stop to pickup fluids and junk food while getting strange looks from kind locals.

Mile 29: With mostly gravel and dirt miles behind us we stop to pickup fluids and junk food while getting strange looks from kind locals.

Mile 34: Finally found the dam that makes Lake Moultrie's larger neighbor Lake Marion. Pretty sure we were trespassing at this point, signs were a bit unclear. Nice photo-op for the single speeds though. Tyler's Cross-Check up front my On-One in the back.

Mile 34: Finally found the dam that makes Lake Moultrie’s larger neighbor Lake Marion. Pretty sure we were trespassing at this point — signs were a bit unclear. Nice photo-op for the single speeds — Tyler’s Cross-Check up front my On-One in the back.

Mile 34: Hiding in the shade of the guard tower. The Pompino and it's big trunk overlooking Lake Marion for the first time.

Mile 48: A lake loop tradition conveniently located right before the start of our longest section of gravel dike.

Mile 48: A lake loop tradition. Conveniently located right before the start of our longest section of gravel dike.

Mile 50: Finally found a semi-shady place along the mostly exposed dikes to stop and eat as many boiled peanuts as possible.

Mile 50: Finally found a semi-shady place along the mostly exposed dikes to stop and eat as many boiled peanuts as possible. In our excitement it took us a good 10 minutes to realize we were sitting in ants, and another 5 for me to move.

Mile 52: What's that, a tailwind?

Mile 52: What’s that, a tailwind?

Mile 52: Post-peanut high inspires a #selfie.

Mile 52: Post-peanut high inspires a #selfie.

Done: A much-needed Waffle House stop on the car ride home.

Done: A much-needed Waffle House stop on the car ride home.

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Lake Moultrie Loop Photo Gallery

A few shots from our trip around Lake Moultrie. Hopefully going to open our next journey up there up to everyone interested. Easily one of the nicest places to ride in all of the Lowcountry.

Battery2Beach Fun Ride – May 17

Come out and enjoy the (hopefully) nice weather as we ride from The Battery Downtown to Sullivans Island. We will meet at the Gazebo in Battery Park on Saturday May 17th at noon and ride out to Sullivans Island as a group. We will be riding at a casual pace, and no one will be left behind.

11:30 Meet at Battery Park Gazebo
12:00 Depart
01:00 Arrive (Eat, Drink, Be Merry)
03:30 Meet in front of Dunleavy’s Pub. Return back as a group.

Route Map

The 12 mile route will take us over the Cooper River Bridge, through Mount Pleasant’s Old Village and finally out over the Ben Sawyer Bridge. You can’t ask for a nicer place to ride, so come join us! For more info keep your eye on the Facebook Page. To Learn more about the Battery2Beach project checkout Charleston Moves