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Day 89: Emlenton, PA

Sunday, 8/4/2019 Miles: 38.5 Average speed: 9.1 mph Vertical gain: 3,461 ft. Current Elevation: 920 ft. (lower than yesterday) Today was very similar to yesterday in distance, speed, and hillyness. Yet today felt much better than yesterday. Not to say … Continue reading

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Day 74 – Monticello, IN

Saturday, 7/20/2019 Miles: 42.7 Average speed: 10.5 mph Vertical gain: 466 ft. Current Elevation: 679 ft. Today was a good day, despite the fact that, or maybe because of, I cut the distance in half. It was supposed to be … Continue reading

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Day 69 – Odell, IL

Monday, 7/15/2019 Miles: 36.5 Average speed: 10.5 mph Vertical gain: 367 ft. Current Elevation: 713 ft. Today was another really pleasant day – reasonably short, beautiful weather, great scenery, not too hot (upper 80s), fairly flat, and mostly okay winds … Continue reading

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Day 68: Wenona, IL

Sunday, 7/15/2019 Miles: 25.2 Average speed: 9.8 mph Vertical gain: n.a., but minimal Current Elevation: 694 ft. Note: Due to extreme procrastination, this is actually being written Monday morning, but from Sunday’s perspective. Sadly, even on an undertaking such as … Continue reading

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Day 67 – Henry, IL

Saturday, 7/13/2019 Miles: 42.9 Average speed: 12.1 mph! Vertical gain: 1,051 ft. Current Elevation: 487 ft. Today was a great day! The weather was hot, mid-90s, but not oppressive. When there was a wind, it was almost always a tailwind. … Continue reading

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Day 66 – Kewanee, IL

Friday, 7/12/2019 Miles: 74.2 Average speed: 11.0 mph Vertical gain: 1,593 ft. Current Elevation: 801 ft. Note: Due to extreme exhaustion, this is actually being written Saturday morning, but from a Friday perspective. Today was a really good day, big … Continue reading

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Day 65: Off day in Muscatine

Thursday, 7/11/2019 Miles: 0 I did not ride today, so I could get some chores accomplished. After walking to breakfast, then back to my room, I walked to the laundromat a block away and started my load of laundry. Then … Continue reading

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