Another long one, about 90 miles from Quartzsite to Wickenburg. It was basically all uphill with a headwind the entire way. We started around 5am and watched the sunrise again!
The first 10 miles were on the freeway, which still sucked, but the remaining were on a pretty large shoulder with annoying bumps every 5 feet causing us to ride on the road most of the way.
2 miles from our hotel Sergio noticed something in his tire and yelled ‘let’s hurry before I get a flat.’ This method did not work and we pulled over shortly after. Our first flat! We pulled over in the shade and he changed the tire in 13 minutes. The entire time Sergio kept saying ‘I fix tire’ in a weird accent. Changing the tire took less time than the snickers mocha shake Winona ordered from the coffee shop whose shade we borrowed. Onward!