Today was hard. We were biking for 12 hours and only made it 96 miles... Matt and I each got a flat! Matt's was about three hours into the ride when we were passing through Tucson so we went to a bike shop nearby to get it fixed. Mine was about an hour before the end of our ride today. Matt was a sweetheart and let me ride his bike and he hopped onto the Bianchi. Now that we're in the motel, Matt's working on fixing my tire.
As you can see in some of the pictures, I wore my homemade "leg sleeves" today and it helped my legs from getting burned. (They are soccer socks I brought on the trip, and I cut the toes off so I could pull them up over my thighs.)
Matt's best for the day was seeing a huge black snake in the middle of the road! ...But then he realized that is was probably just part of a car tire :)
I'll cheat a little bit for my best because it didn't really have to do with the ride today, but it was hearing from my little sister Ashley that she got a 34 on the ACT!! Amazing! My family is so cool.