Denison, IA to
Ames, IA: 97 miles
Carl adjusts his
brakes. Note the BC Children’s Hospital stick figure on his name tag.
It was drizzling as
we rolled out, hence the jackets.
With Lydia at our rest
stop. The rain had ended so the jackets came off. We were astounded (and had
our sense of smell ruined) by all the trucks carrying cattle and hogs in this
Near Jefferson, IA
At our next
waterstop we spent a little time cleaning and lubing our drivetrains – rain
makes a noisy, miserable mess of them.
Rolling into Ames
we enjoyed the delightful combination of a tailwind and a slight downhill. We
got to Ames much faster than the van expected us to, leading to this classic
phone conversation: “Where are you?” “At the hotel!”
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