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Day 104: Enfield, CT

Monday, 8/19/2019 Miles: 29.1 Average speed: 10.4 mph Vertical gain: 1,477 ft. Current Elevation: 56 ft. ! The end is really feeling near! Today, which was a very good day, I left the Adventure Cycling route in order to take … Continue reading

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Day 103: Riverton, CT

Sunday, 8/18/2019 Miles: 46.5 Average speed: 10.2 mph Vertical gain: n.a. Current Elevation: 561 ft. Note: This was written Sunday evening, but not posted until Monday morning, when I finally had good cell service at a late breakfast in Granby. … Continue reading

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Day 102: Amenia, NY

Saturday, 8/17/2019 Miles: 41.3 Average speed: 10.2 mph Vertical gain: n.a. Current Elevation: 568 ft. Today was a very interesting day, especially the ending. The weather was really good, up until about 8:00 pm, when the sky clouded over and … Continue reading

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Day 101: New Paltz, NY

Friday, 8/16/2019 Miles: 50.1 Average speed: 10.6 mph! Vertical gain: n.a. (felt like ~3,000′) Current Elevation: 239 ft. Although I’m eager for the trip to be over, it almost seems a shame, because I’m really starting to get the hang … Continue reading

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Day 100: Matamoras, PA

Thursday, 8/15/2019 Miles: 45.7 Average speed: 9.2 mph Vertical gain: 2,691 ft. Current Elevation: 427 ft. Can you believe it! It’s been a hundred days since I started this trip! I expect to be home one week from today. I’m … Continue reading

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Day 99: Stroudsburg, PA

Wednesday, 8/14/2019 Miles: 57.1 Average speed: 10.4 mph Vertical gain: 3,162 ft. Current Elevation: 509 ft. Today was a good, strong day! The first half was really hilly, very difficult. The second half was really easy, mostly flat to downhill. … Continue reading

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Day 98: West Hazleton, PA

Tuesday, 8/13/2019 Miles: 40.8 Average speed: 9.4 mph Vertical gain: n.a. 3,000 ft? Current Elevation: 1,689 ft. Today was as good as yesterday was bad. Similar distance, similar hills. Yesterday felt like my worst days in the Rockies, but today … Continue reading

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