Month: July 2016

A Big Jump into the West

July 31st 2016

Port Colborne to
Port Stanley
Distance: 202km

When we woke up in the early morning the weather was looking good, especially the tail wind for our journey to the west. Dan served us some self made peanut butter jam sandwiches with a hot cup of coffee and told us that the wind would usually not change too much during the day.

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The Niagara Falls

July 30th 2016
New York, Canada

Lockport to
Port Colborne
Distance: 81.6km

As today was a shorter cycling day, we slept a little bit longer and had breakfast together with Jeff. After that he joined as for the ride to the Niagara Falls, for him as for us the first ride to the falls by bike!

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A Long Way Along Old Erie Canal

July 29th 2016
New York

Lyons to
Distance: 175.1km

In the beginning of this blog entry we would like to thank Anne and Carl for their outstanding hospitality and new perspectives concerning sustainable living they let us take part at! In the morning Anne prepared a great breakfast before we went on westwards.

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Cycling Between the Finger Lakes

July 28th 2016
New York

Candor to
Distance: 139km

The past night proved that we are stronger than our tires are. During the night Jona's back wheel lost all its air. The rocky uphill passage of yesterday evening might has been a to hard challenge. Fixing the issue after getting up we removed a short piece of wire in the tire. It might have been a part of an truck tire before.

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Hills and Even More Hills

July 27th 2016
New York, Pennsylvania

Creamton to
Distance: 134.4km

When getting up in the morning, our expectations were that we would be able to leave the Appalachian Mountains rather quickly. Our GPS suggested that there was only one more hill to go, followed by a long flat section beside a river. Great!

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