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Ride from Alamogordo to Carlsbad

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Ride from Alamogordo to Carlsbad with stops to see White Sands and Carlsbad Caverns – Took US 70 west 15 miles to White Sands, then back east on US 70 to US 82, right/east on US 82 to US 285, then south to Carlsbad, then 14 miles west on US 62 to White City, then 7 miles on NM 7 to Carlsbad Caverns

Ride was 244 miles with about 6 hours of riding time.

Friday March 29, 2012

The first day can be found here. 

This was the second day of a three day trip.

The third day can be found here.

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While sleeping in the tent I had one of those nights where I was too cold outside the sleeping bag and too hot in it. Then a couple of times trains rumbled past, so loud that the ground shook at their passing. With all that going on, I still woke up just before sunrise, feeling refreshed and ready to start the day.

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