Day 46 – The Fat Lady is Preparing to Sing

Day 46 – The Fat Lady is Preparing to Sing

Albany, NY to Brattleboro, VT 77.85 miles (with detour) Well the hills finally got me! I was hoping to ride every foot and inch to Boston but to be honest these last hills were just to much. ARE YOU KIDDING ME – I didn’t have any problems today other than I would love...
Day 45 – Mohawk Valley

Day 45 – Mohawk Valley

Herkimer, NY to Albany, NY. 78.60 miles   Before we start today I have to thank Colleen, Tim and now Tom & Joe for the blog posts they sent and Deirdre posted. Your way to kind and if your not careful you are going to get me far to emotional to finish this...
Day 44 – Closer by the Day

Day 44 – Closer by the Day

Syracuse, NY to Herkimer, NY 71.08 miles Today was a pretty easy ride and to be honest there isn’t much I can say beyond it was a nice ride. Tiredness and the idea of finishing this ride I think has started to take over not just me but the group in general. For the...
Day 43 – Dinor to Dinosaur

Day 43 – Dinor to Dinosaur

Canandaigua, NY to Syracuse, NY 69.94 miles Well I am glad we are out of Canandaigua not because its a bad town or anything. Its just I really have no idea how to pronounce the name when asked where we are or where we came from. For the first 30 miles or so I messed...
Day 42 – Up and Down in NY State

Day 42 – Up and Down in NY State

  Then I saw this sign which I thought slightly odd in New York State and am no wiser now as to why it was there. I don’t think there are kangaroos in NY state.   Next I saw a big tree which you might ignore most days of the week. When you actually look at it...
Day 41 – Lake Ride

Day 41 – Lake Ride

Erie, PA to Hamburg, NY 80.68 miles Leaving the hotel the clouds looked ok so I left my waterproof jacket off. After half a mile I stopped to put my jacket on. In doing so I lost the group and thought I was on my own again destined to play catch up for an hour or two....