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I start the 19-mile ride down Kelso-Cima Road to Kelso Depot and stop after 5 miles at the junction of Cedar Canyon Road

I start the 19-mile ride down Kelso-Cima Road to Kelso Depot and stop after 5 miles at the junction of Cedar Canyon Road I'm lucky again when I pass the Cima Store because it's openThumbnailsAs I descend into the Kelso Valley, it's becoming noticeably warmerI'm lucky again when I pass the Cima Store because it's openThumbnailsAs I descend into the Kelso Valley, it's becoming noticeably warmerI'm lucky again when I pass the Cima Store because it's openThumbnailsAs I descend into the Kelso Valley, it's becoming noticeably warmerI'm lucky again when I pass the Cima Store because it's openThumbnailsAs I descend into the Kelso Valley, it's becoming noticeably warmerI'm lucky again when I pass the Cima Store because it's openThumbnailsAs I descend into the Kelso Valley, it's becoming noticeably warmer

This is downhill (from 4200 feet to 2100 feet over 19 miles), but the strong south wind pushing me back means that I'm pedalling a lot just to maintain a decent speed.