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Jul 10, 2012 - A Day Without Chateaus

A fairly uneventful 43 km ride today. Weather continues to be cool and breezy, but no rain. We spent almost the entire day following the Loire. Al is riding a new bike – they swapped his old one with broken cranks the evening before. (Al claims the cranks were worn out due to the incredible torque he was applying) We encountered our first “level two” hill – and almost all of us ended up walking our bikes near the end. (Al claims he didn’t.) Highlight of the day was the large market in Chalonnes – 100+ vendors spread out over about 8...

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