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Old 07-26-2013, 07:09 AM   #8
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Day 2

After 4-5 hours of sleep I load up before dawn...





and head down the hill towards Barstow.






I enjoyed the sunrise.






I would like to make it to the mountains before the desert warms up.












North of Barstow I feel the chain skip a few teeth. Uh oh! I've never had a chain do this. That thing was loose!
This was my first indication this chain was stretching. I get it tightened up.






The rest of the day I worry about the chain, but it is feeling okay.





Up Walker Pass!















I've made it to the SIerras.





I turn north on one of my favorite roads of all time...

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