Doing a 60

Wheel full 70px I’ve mentioned that, south of New York City, my trip plan calls for me to put in 60 mile/100 kilometer days.  Every day.  For a month.

Wheel full 70px Now, this is basically possible because, between there and Key West, the terrain can pretty much be summed up in two words: parking lot.  During the trip to date hills have slowed me down, sometimes a lot.  On stretches like rail-trails where there is no appreciable elevation change or, at worst, almost imperceptible grades I am currently riding at around 14-15 miles/~25 kilometers an hour, and I can apparently sustain that speed for a long time.

Wheel full 70px So I was pleased today on a somewhat hilly route to find that I had made it 58.5 miles/about 95 kilometers.

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Wheel full 70px I can do this!

Wheel full 70px I did run into my first major routing glitch.

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Wheel full 70px A three year bridge replacement project according to a nice guy who stopped and asked if I was lost when he spotted me staring forlornly at the construction barriers.  The bridge still shows up as open on both Google and Apple maps.  Oopsie.

Wheel full 70px Oh, and

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Wheel full 70px Weigh-in day tomorrow.  The suspense is killing me.

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