Sunday, April 11, 2010
Day 69: To Jacumba, CA
This morning and most of yesterday afternoon were spent riding below sea level. Pretty cool. We had mostly flat roads this morning, but only about the first 20 were smooth. The next 20ish miles were really cracked and bumpy. Slowed us down greatly. Then the last 20 miles were mostly climbing. We gained over 2000 feet. The wind was beating down on us, making the climb much harder than it needed to be. We had planned on making it to Live Oak Springs, but had heard bad things about the camping, so when we came upon lodging in Jacumba, we stopped to check it out. Its a bar/restaurant/spa resort. They have all natural mineral hot springs flowing into their pools and jacuzzi. They have a sauna too. Its pretty awesome. Tomorrow we are going to push for San Diego and the Pacific!
Today we also had another crazyguy run in. Terry found us in Ocotillo and had food and drinks for us. It's great to meet other crazyguys! Thanks again Terry!
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