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After coming around the last big curve on Kelbaker Road, I have a final 10 miles (dropping 1000 feet) to ride across the valley

After coming around the last big curve on Kelbaker Road, I have a final 10 miles (dropping 1000 feet) to ride across the valley I'm so zoned-out on endorphins that I didn't even notice the junction of Aiken Mine Road that I zoomed by a few minutes agoThumbnailsArtless graffiti on the red pavement of Kelbaker Road approaching BakerI'm so zoned-out on endorphins that I didn't even notice the junction of Aiken Mine Road that I zoomed by a few minutes agoThumbnailsArtless graffiti on the red pavement of Kelbaker Road approaching BakerI'm so zoned-out on endorphins that I didn't even notice the junction of Aiken Mine Road that I zoomed by a few minutes agoThumbnailsArtless graffiti on the red pavement of Kelbaker Road approaching BakerI'm so zoned-out on endorphins that I didn't even notice the junction of Aiken Mine Road that I zoomed by a few minutes agoThumbnailsArtless graffiti on the red pavement of Kelbaker Road approaching BakerI'm so zoned-out on endorphins that I didn't even notice the junction of Aiken Mine Road that I zoomed by a few minutes agoThumbnailsArtless graffiti on the red pavement of Kelbaker Road approaching Baker

The heat of the day is getting to me a little and, as usual, it's hotter down here in the valley. Still, at the end of a two-week bicycle trip, 10 miles isn't any big deal.

My water is hot and tastes terrible, but that doesn't stop me from drinking it.