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Day 47 – Wytheville to Daleville

Fri 23rd July 2010 Today we finally cycled through the 4,000 mile barrier to clock 4,011 miles by the end of the day. That leaves just 330 miles to Yorktown which we know is not far but after 47 days of cycling it’s far enough! Today has been a hot one, probably the hottest day […]

Day 46 – Damascus to Wytheville

Thurs 22nd July 2010 Debbie got up early today so that we could have our breakfast at 6:30am. She’s such a good cook we could have stayed a lot longer. But all good things come to an end and our rest day was finally over and it was time to go and we did so […]

Rest Day in Damascus

Wed 21st July 2010 We noticed today that we have some more sponsorship money donated to Cancer Research through our ‘Just Giving’ site. So thanks to David and Brenda for those new donations. Wow, it was so good to have a lay in until 8:00am this morning after waking up at 5:00am for the past […]

Day 45 – Breaks to Damascus

Tues 20th July 2010 The motel we stayed in last night was on a steep hill so this morning we were not given any opportunity to warm up before tackling the climbs. We expected a tough day with 80 miles to do over the hilliest sections of the Appalachians but the long climbs came early […]

Day 44 – Hindman to Breaks VA

Mon 19th July 2010 Last night we stayed at the Historical Society in Hindman. It was a strange place to stay because the hospitality was good but the sleeping accommodation was appalling. The host, David, looked after us well and provided a baked potato and ice cream for desert. The breakfast this morning was also […]