66.1 miles 7,841 ft. Wow, a LOT of climbing! Alarm of the neighboring tent woke us around 4 am. And the Cacophony of birds!!! Today was one of rolling hills and a couple of steep head, walls, water crossings, dogs, fast dogs, rollers, cows, spring. We made a stop in Kingston for coffee and a great breakfast sandwich for me. It had a cute town gazebo, surrounded by vacant buildings and a library. We dodged the rain with heavy clouds most of the day. Cooler, in the 70’s but pleasant. Lots of spectacular farms and remote dirt roads. Did I mention dogs? is a few Belzer sunshine. We rode almost all dirt, and towards the end got quite wet. We had one stream crossing the Terra braved first, and got quite wet. We both ended up with Gretc for the last couple hours of the day. But we were warm because the last dog adventure was quite an adventure! Tara first commented that the owners were in the yard so we didn’t have to worry, but then she said here he comes go faster faster then there was a pause then she yelled faster, faster faster, faster. We were faster but he was fast as a cheetah. A few miles later, after walking the biggest head wall of the day, we road a few more miles until our savior picked us up! Susie picked us up in her big Dodge van with a bike rack. She also had two hot pizzas and a Stromboli and a cooler full of cold drinks. A godsend!!! She dropped us at the hotel with really muddy bikes . It took us a couple hours to dismantle them and pack them up. The hotel room went from a disaster to just a muddy area. Early flight tomorrow.
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