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notes on a north american cycle trip in 2008

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Day 76 stats. Last day.

Lubec, Maine to Quoddy Point, Maine (most easterly place in the USA)

Distance: 4 miles
Distance so far: 4140 miles
Champagne: a glass at the Masonic BBQ
Pie: Yes. The official last piece of pie in Umerica was at the Masonic BBQ. It was rhubarb and strawberry. Oh yes. A good way to end me thinks.

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Posted by me on August 4th, 2008

Day 75 stats

Machias, Maine to Lubec, Maine (most easterly town in USA)

Distance: 28 miles
Distance so far: 4136 miles
Beer: Blueberry beer. Very interesting.
Pie: Oh yes. Blueberry pie obviously! Is it my last pie in Umerica?

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Posted by me on August 3rd, 2008

Day 74 stats

Ellsworth, Maine to Machias, Maine

Distance: 59 miles
Distance so far: 4108 miles
Blueberries: everywhere
Sign to Lubec?: Yes. Just 28 miles to go
Weather: Haar and sun and thunder and lightning and rain

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Posted by me on August 2nd, 2008

Day 73 stats

Belfast, Maine to Ellsworth, Maine

Distance: 37 miles
Distance so far: 4049 miles
Other cyclists: gazillions. 11 girls cycling from New Hampshire to Maine and back. Bryce from I forget where and Megan and Andy from Minnesota who have been cycling all over from April.
Days til the end of cycling across: two
Days til I say Adieu to Umerica and go to Canada: three

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Posted by me on August 1st, 2008

Day 72 stats

Lewiston, Maine to Belfast, Maine

Distance: 78 miles
Distance so far: 4012 miles
New things to try
: Lobster roll. It was a roll, with lobster in it. Very yummy. I chased it down with a fine glass of Rose Zinfandel.
View of the sea: nearly. Maybe tomorrow.

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Posted by me on July 31st, 2008

Day 71 stats

Conway, New Hampshire to Lewiston, Maine

Distance: 64 miles
Distance so far: 3935 miles
New states: Maine. The last one.
Pizzas: two. Two white ones. One after the other.

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Posted by me on July 30th, 2008

Day 70 stats

Bradford, Vermont to Conway, New Hampshire

Distance: 85 miles
Distance so far: 3871 miles
New states: New Hampshire
Saving of Haggis: Yes. She’s packed and greased now.
Fish: Yes. A lovely tasty haddock.

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Posted by me on July 29th, 2008

Day 69 stats

West Cornwall, Vermont to Bradford, Vermont.

Distance: 80 miles
Distance so far: 3786 miles
Pie: Yes, for breakfast.
Rain: Yes. Where’s my ark?

Posted by me on July 28th, 2008

Day 68 stats

West Cornwall, Vermont

Distance: 0 miles
Total so far: 3706 miles
Pie: Yes. Disgraceful amounts.

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Posted by me on July 27th, 2008

Day 67 stats

Ticonderoga, NY to West Cornwall, Vermont

Distance: 37 miles
Total so far: 3706 miles
New states: Vermont. Another thin one. Well it’s thin where I am.
Pie: Oh yes. Peach and blueberry with cream. Lemon meringue with cream. Yes it’s compulsory to have pouring cream on all your pies in Vermont. I approve, strongly.

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Posted by me on July 26th, 2008