Clarion Inn & Summit Center
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Today we were told we were going to ride 70 miles. We have very specific maps and "turn sheets" so it seems we can rely on these things,but nooooo..... We rode and extra 12 miles which is very difficult on a bike at 86 degree weather. We had problems with the Hotel we booked. Somehow we were all confused because there are 3 buildings. the building …
Today, Nov. 27 Chris the mechanic come over in the afternoon and cut a new slot in the existing shaft while still in the boat. That meant that we didn't have to have the boat lifted out of the water for over $300 and didn't need to remove the shaft and maybe buy a new one for heaven only knows how much. And the difficulty- sometimes the rudder has to be removed before the shaft can be pulled out. Not cheap any way you ...
... but the prop didn't turn.
We were going slow enough that we were able to get a line on the bollard and stop. I informed the lockmaster and he said no traffic either way and said we could stay put until we figured it out.
A quick look below showed that the propeller shaft had come out of the coupling on the transmission. Over the years the set screws must have not been tight ...
... to stay we decided to move on because the dilemma was, we may need the days for any unforeseen circumstances down the road. We decided to give it a few miles and then decided to go the course. That 15 mph wind that was out of the south that should have been in our face somehow peculiarly pushed us along, even up the hills. After ten miles the roads leveled out, so yea, we did good, or so we thought. W rode through a very small town, ...
... we had to ride on the road and no sooner did the traffic increase and so did the hills! But the scenery always makes it worth it. On a lighter note we saw our first palm tree today at a residence in a little town called Belmont, not much else in that town. Just before reaching Fulton we pulled over in front of another gas station feeling the exhaustion of a long day and only knowing an approximate arrival time, we needed at least a water ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility