It was about 45 degrees when we left Gold Canyon this morning to tackle 50 miles and 4000 feet of vertical climbing – our first real challenge of the trip. This is what the elevation looked like:
A better part of the day was spent climbing through passes and one tunnel all the while dealing with a lot of traffic. Tonight we are staying in Globe, Az. which is known for it’s copper mines and smelting operations.
Flat Tire Derby update: Brian, our current leader, threatens to run away from the competition. He had his 4th flat tire this morning at the trailer before we left the motel. Bart, he didn’t even ask for a vote. Jerry, Brian says he is getting thirsty. — Roger & Bob
Pictures of the day