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Day 6
Show Low, Arizona to Spingerville, Arizona
58 miles, 3060 feet climbing

 

We reached the highest point on the trip at 9300 feet on Day 6. Gladys let us ride down the hill from this point to the lunch stop at our motel in Springerville. This was the shortest PAC Tour Day ever, and we started serving lunch at 10 in the morning. Lon tried to tempt John into racing on a single, by offering him use of a bike. So I began looking for someone to try the tandem, since there were no spare singles small enough for me. Most of the people interested in tandem were also racing, but Jim Smith decided to try it out, so we set the seat heights, swapped pedals and went out for a quick test ride. Then we were left with the rest of the afternoon to relax.