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Jan 28, 2006 - Cross country adventure

We decided to test the bikes on our first gravel road and it was quite an experience. This was out longest day of traveling yet. The gravel part was 103km of very narrow hairpins at times. It took over 2 1/4 hours to get through it. The sights on the way were very beautiful. It seems to pay to get off the beaten track. It was quite hot and dusty on the trail. We didn't come across too much traffic, but when we did it was always a close call. The roads were so narrow we were always hugging the side around a corner. The locals are nuts! Poor...

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