Deer Valley Ranch
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... next door to pick up the bikes. We set out at about 13:30 from the bike shop in full waterproofs from head to foot into the torrential rain. The climb initially took us along a busy highway which was less than beautiful, but given you couldn't see anything anyway we were quite happy to make quick miles. After about 15 miles, the storm amped up a few notches and we decided to stop for a romantic lunch inside a pit toilet hut (with a slight sense of déjà vu ...
... steep two mile uphill climb to 10,000 feet. From here, thankfully, it was all down hill to Salida: a ten mile and almost three thousand foot descent with views across the valley to the high 'fourteeneers' of Colorado and a viewing of some huge Ibex like animals (need to find out what these are). We probably would have enjoyed this had we not been wet, cold and exhausted, but we certainly did enjoy the coffee and brownies we got as soon as we arrived in Salida. It was a late ...
Then spent a few days lazing under pines in the mountains. Now heading northwards towards Rocky Mountain NP. Spectacular scenery in this part of the country, but the mossies & flies are vicious... (you are so right Joyce!)
Hope all's well there....
G & D
... so I was trying to stay as close to the guardrail as possible. At one point, my front pannier clipped the rail and threw me sideways into the road. It happened so fast that I couldn't unclip my left shoe from the pedal to catch myself. The bike fell on my left leg and the chainring cut my right leg. I have some giant bruises and cuts. A Jeep passed going the opposite way and saw me fall but they didn't stop. I was a lot more careful after ...
... it in 16 days, averaging 170 miles per day... Many of those miles on isolated dirt trails. He was super friendly and totally willing to talk about the race and let us gawk. I finally got my forgotten items that I was too embarrassed to admit in the beginning- spare tubes. I feel a lot more confident now. I walked 15 blocks where I found a place that served a vegan breakfast burrito and got ...