Miles Today: 73
Miles to Date: 17,472
States to Date: 45
When Google informed me I had 73 miles and a half-mile of vertical rise and fall, it did not convey the beauty of today’s ride. The going was rough, the wind grew strong, but the ride was so beautiful I would do it again in a heartbeat.
Rio Grande Canyon in morning shadow.
Fourteen miles through the Rio Grande Gorge
The Museum of Gas in Rinconada
The best $5 green chile burrito north of the border
Rio Arriba County Road 40
Crossing the Rio Grande
Red Rock cliffs along US 84 north of Abiquiu
La Chama River from the top of the mesa
Ghost Ranch labyrinth at sunset