Those of you who have been with us from the start of our cross-country adventure may remember that we spent a bit of time on Interstate 8 back in California and Arizona. Today, we ride on a new interstate, I-10. This will be our last ride on an expressway for this tour.
Our route features two climbs followed by a great downhill to end the day.
Start city: Ft. Hancock, TX
End city: Van Horn, TX
Total miles to date: 990
Pedaling time: 4 hours, 31 minutes
Avg. speed: 16.4 mph
Feet climbed: 1900
Fatigue factor: 7 out of 10
Wind: 5-10 mph, all over the place
Road condition: 4 out of 5
Temperature extremes: 48 at ride start, 88 at ride finish
We ride thru the ghost town of Sierra Blanca.
We cross another border today.
Coming up: An ominous change in the weather. This could be painful.
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