Monday, September 8, 2008

Day 43 Madison to Woodstock

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Today was a perfect day to find a coffee shop and hang around for a bit. Unfortunately I didn't find any, except one which ended up being closed.

About twenty miles in, just after where Julie, a sag wagon driver, was parked I turned a corner and a bug flew right in my mouth. I've had several hit my glasses, or helmet before, but his bug went right in my mouth. I promptly spit it out just after it stung me on the tongue. I don't know what it was but I believe it had to be a bee.

Delevan CRC had a lunch stop for us with ample food. I love stopping and relaxing, chatting with people from the area. Also, it was a great spot for a stop in the day as it was towards the end of the ride. So much so that I took a nap on the lawn.

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We went by this beautiful lake, but I just had a nap so I figured I shouldn't stop again.

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Today we crossed over into Illinois. The road wasn't major enough to have a welcome to Illinois sign so we made one.

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Nope this isn't the Woodstock you're thinking about. I also caught up to Dave and Liz and enjoyed riding the last part of the day with them.

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It felt great today and could have biked more, but I was still glad to get to Woodstock and set aside my bike for the night.

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I switched over my back wheel tonight to the replacement one I got this last weekend. Larry helped me switch the cassette over and taught me some useful tricks.

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