My Throat Hurts
I think I’m starting to get sick. Ugh. Either that or all this mountain wind is taking quite the toll on my throat. Today’s ride was a dreeeeam! It was short, not super mountainous, and wonderful weather! We arrived in Waynesville (our last night in NC!) before 11 am! Which was awesome seeing as our last ride took till almost 9pm. We explored the town, had a nice lunch in the park,...
North Carolina - Check!
Today is our last full day riding in North Carolina ~550 miles down. Can’t wait to enter into Tennessee tomorrow!
Drum circle !
Oh My Mountains!
Cars, trucks, and motorcycles. You have no idea how discouraging it is to see these vehicles fly up the mountains until you see it from a bike. They’re flying up the same mountains that you’ve been suffering on for hours - they make it look so easy. But, after riding from dawn till dusk, a good 12.5 hours on my bike, I started to realize how cool it was that I WASN’T in a car,...
Climbing 4400 feet can be fun!
WOW, am I really doing this??
It’s really starting to sink in that I’m riding my bike across our country. So far we’ve traveled through three very distinct landscapes in North Carolina. We started ocean side on the costal plains with flat swamp lands. We then moved to the piedmonts which is a hilly agricultural area right before the mountains. Starting two days ago we entered the Appalachian Mountains going...
Today we ride out of Taylorsville into the Blue Ridge Mountains! We’ve also got a 2400 ft. climb ahead of us today. Wooooweeee!
Dance party at lunch. “pump the bike pump the bike”