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Biking 8/28/2009 Muscatine, IA to Kewanee, IL

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Distance: 78.3 miles


78 mi day. Gray skies, temps in 60s, 6-10 mph NE winds, but NO RAIN on us!!!

We left Iowa & the Mississippi River behind today.  Rode smooth rural roads in Illinois.  Both Iowa & Illinois drivers are very courteous--they skirt wide around us even though many roads have no shoulder or slow down & follow until it is safe to pass.  Even the oncoming traffic acommodates us! 

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