Saturday, 29 June 2013

Day 5

Friday - Due to extreme heat warnings, the tour has been suspended for a few days.  We were bussed through Phoenix to our Monday night stop in Payson.  We'll be resuming again on Tuesday morning.  Although it's a little disappointing that we won't be able to bike the entire way, driving through what would have been our Monday ride, it's very unlikely I would have made it the whole way in this heat.  The view was breath-taking by vehicle, but the long hard climbs followed by steep declines would have been very grueling.  The temperature here is a cool, comfortable 30 C.

Instead of cycling, we entertained ourselves with hola-hoops, jump ropes, and euchre games.

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