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    Day 870 – Ghost + Sand Storm

    Mendoza -> Media Agua
    Distance (km) : 115
    Time on bike : 7h 09m
    Brutto time: 09.50 – 22.50 (!)
    Avg : 16.1 km/h
    Max.speed: 30.5
    Total (km) : 33.391
    Altitude (end of day): 800 m

    Packing my stuff in the great Alamo Hostel, Mendoza - Argentina

    You have to fill in the verbal blanks here. It´s not that hard. It was a terrible head/cross wind pretty much all day.

    Ruta Nacional 40 north of Mendoza, Argentina.

    Dust storm on Ruta Nacional 40 north of Mendoza, Argentina.

    Dry river bed. Ruta Nacional 40 north of Mendoza, Argentina.

    Ruta Nacional 40 north of Mendoza, Argentina.

    4 hours of waiting didn´t see the mad sand storm fade out so I, together with Mauricio, an Argentinean cyclist, decided to hit the tarmac again at 9PM. Late night cycling…

    Waiting for the storm to calm down...North of Mendoza, Argentina

    Waiting for the storm to calm down...North of Mendoza, Argentina

    Los Amigos Sucios – The Dirty Brothers…

    Los Amigos sucios. Media Agua, Argentina.

    I felt slightly better than the photo below indicates…

    The Ghost. After a mad sand storm north of Mendoza, Argentina.

    On this day..

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