This route starts out along 105, east of Fredericton. This isn’t particularly curvaceous, but it’s a pleasant ride along the riverside until Jemseg, where you’ll get stuck on a boring stretch until you reach the quaint village of Cambridge-Narrows. You’ll basically follow the east side of the St. John from here; the best curves come between here and the Belleisle cable ferry.
You can cross here, then re-connect with Rt. 124 a few miles down the road, or you can stay on Rt. 124 if you aren’t a much of a seafarer. Like the rest of the route so far, this travels through farmland. Depending on what time of year you ride through, you may be able to grab a quick roadside snack from a farmer’s market.
Keep on heading in a northeasterly direction towards Moncton through small towns like Summerfield, Head of Millstream, Havelock and eventually Salisbury. Traffic ought to be minimal; you’re in a section of the province that most New Brunswickers don’t visit that often, let alone tourists. For the most part, the roads should be decent, but early in the spring you might run into un-repaired potholes; damaged roads are usually patched up by late summer or early fall.
Except for the area around Wickham, most of this route is fairly relaxed – as long as you dodge bad pavement, you should enjoy yourself on a cruiser or even a smaller-capacity motorcycle (the 2012 Dawn to Dusk used some of these roads). If you want more scenic views and roads that are generally more interesting, head from Fredericton to Saint John and then travel to Moncton from that city.
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