Ted's Big Ride 2009---Day Forty-Two

Hatch, UT to Moab, UT
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Got up this morning, had breakfast in a neat 50's retro diner in Hatch, UT and then headed for Bryce Canyon NP, Grand Staircase - Escalante NM, Capitol Reef NP, and then head for Moab, UT where I reserved a camp site to be ready to launch into Arches NP and Canyonlands NP tomorrow. The weather was beautiful and the scenery georgeous...see for yourself below.

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Riding time: 10 hours 40 minutes

Actual distance:
    Today = 333 miles,
    Total   = 9,003 miles
Average Miles/Gallon: 43.9
Average Price/Gallon: $3.07 (Premium Grade)

Gas Used to Date:  $803.97
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Natural Bridge - Elevation 8,627 ft
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A storm is brewing
Rain surrounds the observer/rider
Lightning---Caught in the Act
Evidence of a prior fire
Evidence of a rained on rider
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Two fellow riders dodging the rain, they are also 'software types' of the Microsoft variety, out on their own adventure.
I hope your ride was as safe and enjoyable as mine.
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The weather cleared up---time to wash the bike!
A little wash bay humor...
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was treated to a beautiful sunset (from my tent site)
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