Minibikes of the Kentucky Horse Park

These miniature dirt bikes are absolutely ubiquitous at Kentucky Horse Park as easy runabouts when a “full-sized” golf cart would be overkill. (And yes, I appreciate the humor that a tiny golf-cart is the three-row SUV of the horse world.)

Kentucky Summer Classic 2017 I

Even these tiny bikes are more commonly seen with two riders—particularly in the vicinity of the snack bar.

Kentucky Summer Classic 2017 XI

Passengers are invaluable for coffee-handling duties.

Kentucky Summer Classic 2017 XII

Helmets, mandatory when on horseback, are evidently not à la mode for minibikes.

Scenes from the Ferry Across Lake Champlain

The ferry across Lake Champlain is brief—no need for cabins when a few benches will do. The calm of mid-century American design makes the place feel like every other ferry you’ve ever been on.

Ferry Commons

Cars and bikes waited on the deck below. I rather like the notice about stopping motors and setting brakes above two vehicles for which that isn’t likely to be an issue.

Aquabikes