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Old 02-27-10, 05:42 PM   #26
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Agreed, but there's nothing wrong with such a mileage. I averaged between thirty and fifty miles a day on my Delmarva adventure last year, and I feel I missed things I'd like to have seen.
Said Delmarva adventure:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...a-Winding-Road
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Old 03-01-10, 09:57 AM   #27
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And he was capable of going 61 miles, possibly (if not likely) to avoid having to sleep in a drainage dith (sic) by the side of the road and/or find food and water, which is exactly my point.
Which doesn't invalidate the point about the OP riding cross country 25 miles a day if he wants. If he's prepared, he can do it. Bike touring, despite the best efforts of a few posters to the Touring Forum and some BCP members, isn't a sport with hard and fast rules. Thank goodness.

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As we used to say 'round the way, come back when you've had your first, you bitter little man.
Yes Davey, I'm really the one who sounds bitter in this exchange.
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