Wow. We can do it.
Day One after dipping our feet and rear wheels in the Pacific Ocean was only 52 miles to Pine Valley but mostly uphill. We summited 4,100 feet and descended just 500 feet.
Day Two we summited 4,100 yet again then some more ups and downs and finally a 3,500 descent in a twenty minute time span. I had to brake to stay under 35 mph. A few miles on we were 100 feet below sea level – no roar or smell of the sea – just semi desert. The day ended at Brawley ha
Day 4 was the longest day so far. Biked over a 100 miles on day 4 in the sweltering heat gaining substantial altitude. Stopped along the way at a nice restaurant to keep up my salt levels with a Margarita. We reached Wickenburg just as it was getting dark.
The three intrepid riders from left to right, Stanley Paris, Skylohr Taylor and Hilmir Augustsson start the 3,000 miles in 30 day bicycle across America for the PT Research. Day one was only 52 miles but required a 4,100 feet ascent!
“Some of the grades were up to 9% and on anything over 7% I dismounted and walked – about two miles in all.” We were joined by a half dozen riders for the day including Dennis Spillaine past treasurer of the APTA Today we descend to below sea l