Saturday, September 18, 2010

We Are In Texas!!!

We left Deming, NM at 8:30AM, and for a second day followed  I 10 and rode into a strong headwind.
The mountain/ prairie views were much the same as yesterday.

After 50 miles we were near Las Cruces, NM (view of city and Franklin Mountains) and left I 10 following route 28 through the Mesilla Valley, a area know for Stahmann Pecan Farms producing 11,000,000 lbs of pecans yearly.
Our route took us north of El Paso through the Franklin Mountains
We entered Texas near Fort Bliss   with another 100 mile day
Day 8:
Total Daily Miles: 100.8
Total Ride Miles: 792.2
Total Daily Elevation Climb: 1040'
Total Daily Ride Time: 8 1/2 hours
Average Ride Speed: 15.1 mph

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