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Gee, usually everyone else uploads blog entries so I just toss in a couple of photos. Everyone must be tired today after our personal-best making day of 3100m climbing over 119 km distance. I too am tired so this will be brief.
Fortunately the weather was accommodating today, giving us cooler temperature and primarily clouded conditions ...
... that also had sandwiches in Mijanes, so we stopped in for lunch. We were joined soon enough by Wayne, Lori, and Mesfin...and a cute little white dog who must have belonged to the shop owner. A generous ham and cheese sandwich for only 3.50 plus a can of Orangina later, and we were on our way again. Since it was already about 2pm and we had 60 km to go including more climbing, I decided to stick to the main route and bypass the alternate.
We paused on the ...
... shortly thereafter we were joined by Wayne Lori and Mesfin. We all then got on the very busy N road and proceeded to this hotel which is right on the highway. Tomorrow is a huge day with 3100 metres of total climb and a total ride of 118 Kms. Either Caroline is going to get a lot of business, or some of us will not be getting to the hotel until very late. Thanks to all who have been commenting on the blog. ...
... and the other two were doing working on the surface but not so seriously that we couldn't go around without much difficulty. In the end, the most serious problem was Linda had a puncture.
I'd been texting back and forth with Caroline all day, and we'd settled on a plan for the Niaux caves. She reserved two spots for the final tour of the day at 4:15pm. By making it down from Port de Lers on the planned route instead of having to ...
... according to the sign offered less than the 14% grade I was anticipating. In retrospect, I think the sign refers to the maximum grade over any kilometre, rather than maximum grade for any shorter distance, because for the first time I was going slow enough that flies became a problem, something I have heard others complain off but heretofore haven't experienced. The bottom of the ascent is ...