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.
Originally Posted by indyfabz
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.