Was a wee bit chilly in the tent last night, so my long sleeve underarmour made its long awaited debut. Set off nice and early again and decided to leave the underarmour on. After about ten minutes riding and one minor hill, the underarmour was off and normal service resumed. Today’s elevation profile was looking pretty flat, if even a little downhill. The destination, the relatively big city of great falls. I left around 8.30 and arrived in great falls, 54 miles away, at around 12.
In fact, riding was so good and fast that i don’t really have any pictures or stories. I arrived in great falls, and for lack of a better option, i checked into a motel. Probably the best motel so far. Phone call home, followed by an inspirational phone call with Jon, who suggested epidrine, to make them long days a bit easier:) Then i watched a little tv before heading back into the heat in search of Sun tan lotion(i ran out yesterday). I headed for the closest big supermarket which was 1.5 miles away, still thinking in bike terms, this doesn’t seem so bad, but no foot, it took a while. After leaving the supermarket, the sky’s darkened. Was there rain in the air?? Sure enough, the first glorious drop hit me, after complaining about the rain all summer, its amazing how fast you grow to miss it. The rain kept falling for about 10 minutes, still hot though, then back to sunshine.
I got back to the motel, watched tv, had a very forgettable Chinese dinner, did some blog, planned tomorrow and off to sleep in the biggest bed yet.