Thursday, September 14, 2006

Day 15 - Dubois, WY to Valentine, NE

What a brutal day. We descended from the Wyoming mountains to Nebraska flatland, but 537 miles on a scooter in a day is just ... a long day. I rode with some of the slower vintage scooters, and we finally finished at 1:30 a.m.

We had a nice tailwind for most of today, and I rode at about 50 mph with the slower scooters. As a result, I got almost 90 mpg today!

As I expected, personality issues are starting to flare as some scooters break down, the support wagons are full of scooters and people, and everyone is getting tired. Unfortunately some of my good friends from the Washington-Baltimore area are the ones whose scooters are un-fixable, so they are having to figure out how to get the scooters and themselves home early.

I took a lot of pictures yesterday, but am having trouble posting them. Check back later.

The weather is still beautiful, and it looks good for tomorrow, too. The next day will have to take care of itself.

Miles today - 537
Miles total - 6122
High temperature - 93 degrees
Low temperature - 51 degrees


At 9:12 AM, Anonymous Susan said...

Keep on rolling, Bobo! We're rooting for you.

At 3:02 PM, Anonymous Simon said...

Hang in there Bobo!
We'll buy a nice cold one when you get to NYC.
Keep it up!

At 10:22 PM, Anonymous Karen said...

Go, Bobo, go! Glad all is going well and enjoy the rest of the ride!


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