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Old 06-25-19, 02:02 PM
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Originally Posted by SpeedofLite View Post
Yeah. I wrote a blog about the trip, so "remembering" details is easy.

We rode 116 miles that day, most of it uphill and about half of it on damaged rutted roadways.
The temperature peaked at 107F.
One of my 10 hardest days on a bike.

Yes, that would meet my standard for "quite a haul." They must have repaved soon after you went thrugh, because I remember that stretch as pretty good. From Globe to Pima, on the other hand, was really rough.

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