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A Few Thank You’s

I know we’ve called this an unsupported ride but actually nothing could be further from the truth. Certainly we’ve carried all our gear and made our way from place to place but without the support of others it would not have been as enjoyable, may not have been as successful or not have taken place […]

Day 52 – Glendale to YORKTOWN

Tues 28th July 2010 That’s it, we’re done. Great ride in today through lovely scenery amid lots of excitement and disbelief that we this ride is finally coming to an end after 52 days on the road. As we approached Yorktown we were met by an officer from the Sheriff’s Dept. who escorted us through […]

Day 51 – Mineral to Glendale

Tues 27th July 2010 We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Mineral but as always we had to get away early. But we left with some fond memories and met some great people while we were there. Today our destination was Glendale, over 80 miles further on where we were invited to stay at the home […]

Day 50 – Charlottesville to Mineral

Mon 26th July 2010 Well we’ve had a great day and we have a very exiting week ahead of us too. Our time with Dennis and Diane went all too quickly but we really enjoyed their company and we’ll take away some great memories. Diane packed us off this morning with a bag of goodies […]

Day 49 – Lexington to Charlottesville

Sun 25th July 2010 Today has been the hottest one so far with temperatures finally topping 100 degrees. We had slightly late start because our motel didn’t serve breakfast until 6:30am and we really needed an early start today to avoid the heat and we knew we had a big climb to tackle. It turned […]

Day 48 – Daleville to Lexington

Sat 24th July 2010 With such high temperatures forecast today we were pleased we only had about 50 miles to cover.  The motel we stayed inlast night provided a good breakfast, served at 6:00am, so we were there early and took lots of snacks with us to eat on route. It certainly was a hot […]