And so it begins…19 days to cross the great state of Texas. Forty percent of our miles are here. We wake up this morning in El Paso and start the day with Texas-sized waffles.
What other state has a waffle maker that spits these out?
Here’s our ride stats. It would have been a super-fast day if we didn’t have to stop for what felt like hundreds of red lights.
Start city: El Paso, TX
End city: Ft. Hancock, TX
Total miles to date: 915
Pedaling time: 3 hours, 31 minutes
Avg. speed: 16.9 mph
Feet climbed: 650
Fatigue factor: 4 out of 10
Wind: 5-10 mph, all over the place
Road condition: 4 out of 5
Temperature extremes: 60 at ride start, 88 at ride finish
Tomorrow: we head out early and try to beat the heat on a 75-mile day.
Did you track us into Texas? See where we are at any time: http://tinyurl.com/rogerandeve
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