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Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Rangiwahia -> Eketahuna (102 miles)

A monster day today.  The longest one of the whole trip.

It was such a long day that I can’t quite remember much about it.  So I will just post a few pictures from the day’s ride.

Apiti was a ghost town and resembled a town from the Walking Dead.  I was expecting a zombie to wander out at anytime!

 

More tent drying.

The sun getting low and casting long shadows behind me.

I once again arrived at the campsite in Eketahuna quite late, but was thrilled to find it had a

It was also the place where I would get to meet my riding buddy for the next few days.  Andrew Guy from Chorley near Manchester!  An ex elite level road racer and the most fun character I have met for years.  Riding with Andy was a blast and never a dull moment.  Such a kind guy that he even carried my peanut butter for me.  That reminds me,  must remind him that I want it back!

Photo control point for the day was the Kiwi statue.

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