|08-27-2013, 09:24 PM||#11|
Joined: Jul 2007
Location: Vancouver Island
Day 4 The Great Basin
Day 4 Ukhia State Park to Alturas California 550km 8.0 hours
I got rolling really early to get a good run in today. Most of the day was like a huge flashback to my Mobius 9 trip.
I rode through the vast desert of the Great Basin in Oregon. Unlike the Mobius trip, this was all pavement. The wind was ever present all day and a headwind too. I’m exhausted after fighting it for 8 hours. Although the roads are straight and sometimes boring, I enjoyed the day as always.
Hmmm....looking like I could lose a few lbs up front. Central America should fix that
Tonight I’m in the Hacienda Hotel in Alturas California
Road side repair (Actually in a Rite Aid parking lot)
Tomorrow Reno and Lake Tahoe
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