Super 8 Motel Guymon
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Day 20 Clayton New Mexico to Guymon, Oklahoma 107.5 miles 2546 ft climbing.
Our ride today was what I imagined riding across America would be like. Straight roads dissecting wheat fields, blue sky, warm sunshine, little traffic. Cycling rhythmically together in what George Hincapie calls a "no chain" day.
The day ...
The tailwind continued and we raced through another 40 miles. Oklahoma has convenient shady roadside tables placed at 15 mile intervals which we took full advantage of. The border between the states was immediately before Elkhart and reminded us to check the time. It seems we lost an hour yesterday when we passed out of New Mexico. We are now on Central US time and only 6hrs behind the UK. Yet one more sign of ...
... by the fitness room and my thoughts continue to say, "Yay! I don't have to run in 90 degree weather," passing the pool, "Cecil will like that," up the stairs, "wow, even the stairs smell nice." We get inside the room and I'm still in awe. I conclude in my head that this is one of the cheapest hotels Cecil and I have ever stayed in, and one of the nicest at the same time. My facial expressions of pleasure and awe must have been very transparent to Cecil, because as I turned ...
... it was, or was close to, their worst ride ever. I agree! Penny did exceptionally well. She doesn't like cross winds at the best of times and this one was a true monster. Total concentration for more than five hours. She responded to every gust and took it all in good spirits. We arrive covered in dust and fatigued. ...
The last blog was written about events on Monday/Tues. One Tues I did some calculations and found that the stop I wanted to make in Tishomingo would actually add lots of hours to my trip home and to pick up Dale on Sat. would be pushing it. Dale had off Wed and Thurs nights so we talked and quickly decided that we would meet Wed morning in Albuquerque, NM. I picked up an airplane ticket for him and started preparing to leave.
In the meantime the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed