Thursday, August 5 - Oneonta NY to Massachusetts border - 105 miles
Davenport NY (we think) greets the morning
This rooster, upstairs in an abandoned barn, was quite vocal.
Rolling out from lunch stop, east of Windham NY
At last we had developed a strategy - 60 miles to lunch with as few breaks as possible tended to make for a shorter day on the road. Of course, cool weather and a tailwind help a lot.
East of East Windham NY, heading down to the Hudson River
Smiley face indeed - this was the start of more than five miles of coasting downhill at better than 30 mph.
Rip Van Winkle Bridge over Hudson River
No toll for cyclists, and a great sense of accomplishment to cross one of the major landmarks (watermarks?) of our journey.
Arrival at the NY/MA line
Lydia secured some bubbly to celebrate the completion of our 765-mile, two rider enduro. Everything after this was familiar territory.
Mandatory phone calls: "We made it!"
Next Riding Day: NY line to Sturbridge MA