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Old 08-25-2013, 07:50 PM   #9
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Day 1

Day 1 August 24, 2013-08-24
St.Albert to Goldeye Lake Campground 358km 6.5 hours

Photos H. Yates

The Group ride started after a cheque presentation and a few speeches.

We had about 20 bikes along for the 45 minute ride to Onoway where the group disbanded.

I said an emotional farewell to my wonderful wife of 25 years. Not a good-bye but a see you soon.

An uneventful ride ensued on roads I have driven or ridden many times so few stops and no photos. I needed to make some miles before dark.
Im sitting in a great campground Called Goldeye Lake near Nordegg Alberta on Hwy 11. As Im typing this into my laptop a fellow approaches me and asks if Id like a plate of food. Taken by surprise, I say yes! He must have seen me munching on trail mix and took pity on me. He brings over a plate with a huge BBQd chicken breast, campfire potatoes and onions, and pickled beets. Thanks Dean and family!!

Tomorrow will be the Icefield Parkway!

Oh, and yes my bumb is sore!

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