Monthly Archives: March 2013

Day 19 Out of Phoenix Finally.

Day 19 peppered the ride with more traffic lights and traffic, but I am finally done with Phoenix.  Of course I had mostly light head winds and a gradual climb all day.  I switched shoes and am able to shift … Continue reading

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Day 18 (15th day riding) Riding Through Phoenix.

Day 18 I rode 38 miles from Surprise a norther suburb of Phoenix, to the southern suburb of Tempe.  Progress was slow stopping at many intersections.  I just couldn’t time most of the lights and had to dismount  and remount numerous … Continue reading

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Day 16 (day 14 riding) 3/16/13 Flat and fast

Day 16.  The winds confer.  What have we got going on today?  One rider heading ENE through Wickenburg then turning SSE toward Phoenix.  The East wind says to the South wind “I’ll take the first shift then you take the … Continue reading

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Day 15 (riding day 13) 3/15/13 Riding out of Air.

Day 15 held a lot of promise, with a light tail breeze predicted, a day of rest on my butt, and   a flat smooth road ahead I was hoping for another big day.  There was no breeze when I … Continue reading

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Day 13 (riding day 12) 3/13/13 Hot Son

Wed. 3/13/13.  Left Quartsite at 9:00 am.  The sun was already baking.  You rarely see skies this cloudless in Ohio.  Back on to I 10 for 11 miles.  I was able to push hi gear much of wake way.  Met … Continue reading

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Day 12, ARIZONA (day 11 riding)

Day 12 (riding day 11)  The last two nights we stayed at the Mitchel Family Camp Association.  They had their own golf course.  I didn’t have my clubs or should I say club.  It appears all I would need is … Continue reading

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Day 11, (riding day 10) 40 Mile Day Wahoo!!

Day 11, (riding day 10)  The day started out with a quadruple dip of Chocolate Mountains.  They were a bit tastier than the day before.  The breeze was lighter but still head and cross currents.  The dips made going slow … Continue reading

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