Day 7: Gila Bend to Casa Grande, Arizona – 78 miles

A nice roll out on a beautiful road in the Sonoran Desert.

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There was a head wind most of the way. Overcast skies helped the heat of the day. The first part of the day was rolling and beautiful. Sag stop 1 was at a school in the middle of nowhere.

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The road got busier going into Maricopa, Arizona. We headed down toward Stanfield. The cattle feeding pools and the vast agriculture seemed to leave a different type of feeling.

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It seemed as if the grandness of this part of the desert was tortured. Lunch at the Stanfield ranch market. It was great.

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81 miles to the barn. Motel 6 did not have our reservations right. We are adapting. 402 miles with 5 extra in 7 days.

7 thoughts on “Day 7: Gila Bend to Casa Grande, Arizona – 78 miles

  1. Thank you, Tres! These posts are as close to the experience that I will ever get. I can only imagine how my own muscles would be Howlin like Wolf, but what sweet sweet pain!

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