Le Half-Tour de U.S. 2014 | Day 13

July 16, 2014

Sandpoint to Libby

Notes from today

  • continental breakfast at the days inn.
  • on road by 7:20am
  • we crossed over into Montana at 10:10am which immediately turned into 11:10am due to the change to Mountain Standard Time Zone.
  • lovely ride along the Pend Oreille Scenic Bypass (aka hwy 200), followed by Bull River Rd (aka hwy 56)
  • had delicious deli sandwich and pecan pie in Bull River where highway 200 meets highway 56
  • stopped for a beer at Halfway House on highway 56. Beer only cost $2 and tastes incredibly delicious in this heat.
  • no mountain summits today, just gentle rolling hills.
  • Trevor broke a spoke but his wheel was still ok to ride on. He was able to get it fixed at the bike shop in Libby.
  • it was another cooker today. Felt like upper 30s by the time we arrived in Libby at 5pm.

The plan for tomorrow is to ride 110KM to Eureka Montana.

Comments

  • Diane St-Jean: I emailed you a couple photos, we can smell the smoke when we go outside :( - posted over 4 years ago
  • Frank Holdem: we haven't seen any smoke yet. - posted over 4 years ago
  • Sassalass: Were there actually robots :D? - posted over 4 years ago
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  Sandpoint To Libby

  • 151.2km
    Distance
  • 5:50:45
    Moving Time
  • 913.1m
    Elevation

Today's Photos

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a little bit hazy this morning
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leaving Sandpoint
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Lake Pend Oreille, north of East Hope
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Trevor (aka Pale Rider)
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East Hope on Lake Pend Oreille
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riding along Pend Oreille Scenic Byway near Clark Fork
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hello Montana!
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we lose an hour today
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nice quiet road
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store in Bull River where we enjoyed a delicious sandwich for lunch
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another fixer upper
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James singing a song at the Halfway House
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Halfway House on Hwy 56.
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Enjoying a cold one at the Halfway House on hwy 56
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Enjoying a cold one at the Halfway House on hwy 56
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nice wide shoulder on Hwy 2 getting close to Libby
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robots? really? here?
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Eating my veggies.