Map and profile of the Steuben 200K
John Dennis and Dan Barbasch getting ready to go.
Riders leave the start at Bill Lodico's home.
That's the last of us.
From front to back: Julie, Phillip, Bill Chamberlaine and John Fessenden
Mark Sheehan leads a group of riders after the first descent.
Our first stop in Addison. Misty McPhee joined us for 70 miles.
There are several Sugarcreeek Stores in the region.
From left to right: Bill Lodico, John Dennis and Dan Barbasch
It was really warm today! Misty's new bike is object of desire.
A happy John Dennis after applying sunscreen.
Horses grazing, a recurring theme.
Julie, Phillip and John ahead.
The valley along the Canisteo River felt like an oven during this part of the day.
A little green was lacking, but one can imagine this picture with full foliage.
The hat keeps me from getting sunburned.
Phillip on the right, John on the left.
We encountered a steady headwind during most of the ride.
Yet another river crossing.
This stretch leading into Bath was particularly enjoyable.
Nice climb ahead.
The Diner Club makes a stop at the Chat-a-Whyle in Bath. They serve an excellent omelet.
Town clock and church.
The group arrives for a well deserved lunch.
Air conditioning! Yay!
Clockwise: Dan Barbasch, Phillip, waitress, Bill Fischer, Mark Sheehan and Misty McPhee
Random lake, I forget exactly where.
Geese attentive as I stop to take a picture.
Bill Fischer at the finish.
Bill and me. Notice the salt deposits on my tights.
Phillip and Dan
I had issues with cramps during the last 30 miles or so. It's a good thing I brought endurolytes with me.
Bill Lodico arrives.