I planned on getting an early start since I had 70-75 miles to go with forecast cross winds and headwinds. Well, I sat with two retired gentlemen at a table for the hotel breakfast and they were very interested in where I’d been and where I was going. Then I made the mistake of showing them my map… Holy smoke! They had stories about every little town on the map, and had lived in 3 or 4 of them! Anyway, my planned early start turned into an almost 09:00 departure. I stopped after 26 miles at a little cafe in Saco and had coffee and a HUGE apple/blueberry muffin. They also made me a ham & cheese sandwich to go. Total cost including 20% tip was $6.00! The next 46 miles were rolling hills and mainly a quartering headwind or crosswind- I think that will be the case for the next three days. Oh well, I’m not in a hurry and will just gear down and suck it up when necessary… Daily mileage: 72, trip miles: 1,150.
The terrain now is rolling hills and a little more arid with some big lakes:
Comimg into Glasgow, MT. You don’t want to stray too far off the highway- there are monsters there: