Day #2 Omo Ranch, CA to Kirkwood, CA

Trip Start Jul 17, 2013
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Trip End Aug 14, 2013


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Where I stayed
Kirkwood Inn
Read my review - 3/5 stars
The Meadows At Kirkwood Resort
Read my review - 3/5 stars

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Today is going to be brief. I got a late start at 8:50, I guess the Hammock shelter did me right as I couldn't bring myself to get out of it. I rode up hill almost all day. I have become very familiar with my lowest gears! I'm getting to think if my speedometer goes over 10 miles per hour that I'm really going some place now! I spent hours of riding today at 3.5-5.0 miles per hour. Wow it is really hard to get somewhere when you are traveling just faster than a walking pace. The combination of continuous climbing and the lack of oxygen at 6000-8000 ft. makes Chris a very slow boy (and very tired). At least I scored a great room for cheap at Kirkwood and some good pie at the Kirkwood Inn.

Stats
Distance: 45 miles
Ride time: 5:50 hours: Real time: 9:00 hours
Altitude: 5700 ft.

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Dawn on

You deserved that pie! I'm sure it won't be your last.

Yi on

Go Chris!

Maureen Carter on

Yay Chris! We are enjoying your blog.

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