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Sep 22, 2006 - Riding the "Asphalt Trail" and a visit to the "Nebraska State Zoo"

The skies didn't really look any better when we started out today, and it was still "dripping" as we rode to downtown Neligh for breakfast. The wind, however, had shifted from yesterday's southerly direction to even stronger from the WNW. Unfortunately the day's planned ride was to the NW, and it was real tough going! As if the wind wasn't enough of a challenge, the Trail surface was still saturated and "gooey". At times we were sure we'd make just as good of time if the trail were paved with a couple inches of molasses. After taking nearly...

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Sep 21, 2006 - Glub, Glub! Is this really the Cowboy Trail? 35 miles

When making room reservations for this trip, I (Dave) chose Neligh for our stop because we wouldn't be in top shape yet. The moderate distance to Neligh (35 miles) would be just about right for a first day. This distance turned out to more than enough as it rained more than half our ride today. By the last 10 miles the trail became so saturated that it oozed and rutted beneath our tires. The trail conditions deteriorated to the point that maintaining even 7 mph was difficult. Two consequences of riding a substantial distance in this rain...

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