ended up riding on my own to lunch. Unfortunately, the
wind or our route direction (probably both) had changed
and I now faced a light headwind. I met up with Karl at
the lunch stop (around mile 75) and we rode together to
It was a
relatively easy day and we made great time, getting into
Columbus just after 1:00PM. The weather was warm,
reaching 100 degrees as we pulled into Columbus, but
since the humidity is pretty low it hasn't been too
difficult to deal with the heat. This will be one of the
first days that I haven't felt a little rushed to get
everything done in time to get to bed at a reasonable
hour. I've got another massage scheduled before dinner
and will have time to just relax for a while before
going to bed early tonight.
on the phone with a reporter at the Seattle
Post-Intelligencer today. For those of you in the
Seattle area, look for an article about my ride and
fundraising effort in tomorrow (Monday's) paper. They
said they are planning to run it as a sidebar to their
story about the Tour de France.
we head south out of Montana to Cody, WY. It will be a
little longer ride than today, but unless we have strong
headwinds, should be another relatively easy day.