Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Day 41: Saratoga, WY - Slater, CO

Time: 5:20:24
Distance: 102.28km
Average Speed: 19.1km/h

The rain delayed us from leaving Saratoga but we managed to get out at around midday. Before we left Saratoga we met a man called David who has been cycling around America for the last 5 years. He's covered 8,000 miles now but stays in towns a little longer if he finds work. Just after lunch a pretty bad storm started. We were cycling uphill straight into strong wind, thunder and lightning. We had a few rain showers but got some shelter in the woods. The rain eased off towards the top of the climb and we eventually crossed the continental divide at almost 10,000ft. A long descent took us to a campsite just outside Slater, Colorado on the Wyoming border.







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3 comments:

  1. Whats in the last video?

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  2. all those sheep looks familiar to me... are you sure you were not in conemara by any chance?

    Jose

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  3. The last video is a deer on the road. We had a bit of a standoff.

    The first sheep I've seen in weeks Josie, I had to make a video. They are free to run wherever they like in the Rockies.

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