Days Inn Chillicothe
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A hilly morning. We managed to charge up Buddy by plugging it into the wall at a supermarket. We even found free WiFi.
We spoke to people who suggested we take Route 36.
We got to a motel and the girl on the desk gave us a discount, just cos we're on bikes and made her day interesting. Afterwards we had frosty glasses of beer. We're not sure how much to tip around here.
Left El Dorado, Arkansas pretty early and did a big day today - travelled 530 miles - (850 kms) to a city called Chillicothe in Missouri. On the way we stopped at a gas station at Pine Bluff in Arkansas and they have a Stop n Shop for all your huntin & fishin gear - guns, ammo - you name it - they got it! Had drinks at Applebee's when we arrived in Chillicothe - a pretty good chain restaurant over ...
There was nothing special about today. It was the same old rolling hills and wind. The wind was about 20 mph into my face and the hills seemed to be rising and rising. I wasn't struggling too bad but I had to push through it until almost dark to get to Chillicothe. Luckily there was a Dairy Queen to bring up my spirits. It was a long day but I got through it. Tomorrow I will try to get to Moberly which is 82 miles from Chillicothe. Today I rode 75 ...
Spent the morning pleasantly riding down the East side of the Mississippi. Did not see much of it as the roads took me out into the countryside. Not much to photograph but took a few. Then I saw a cool old iron drawbridge crossing over the Mississippi and had to go over it. It had twists and turns just to get on the bridge and twists on the bridge, It was the second funnest bridge I have been on in this trip. Arriving on the other ...
... few (maybe 15) extra miles, but it got us off the highways and onto more scenic rolling country roads... a trade I will take every day. I think the rolling terrain is a lot of fun to ride; it is difficult to ride as a group though.
Scott is gunning for the flat tire record. He ran over another nail today; this one fish-hooked through his sidewall and popped ...
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed