2015-06-26 42 -78

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Fri 26 Jun 2015 in 42,-78:
42.7247405, -78.6536795

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Location[edit]

Middle of Mill Rd, East of Jewettville

Participants[edit]

Expedition[edit]

I saw the hash for today was closer than usual and within my range for a bike ride. It was a perfect day for a bike ride too. Always on the lookout to make things more interesting, I saw I could make this into a Tron, but I knew it wouldn't be easy due to a steep ridge I would have to ride over on the way back.

After work, I got ready and wrote out my directions. My initial plan was to make my way back to Cole Rd and finish on a route I normally take, riding through Boston(NY). I rode to the hash without any trouble taking a route that was relatively flat. Getting to the intersection with the hash, I got my pictures without getting off my bike to preserve the Tron. I then started the return trip and made it back to Rt. 240 without trouble, but once I hit Behm Rd, the road tilted WAY up. I bet the grade was over 10% in places but I impressed myself by not having to get off and rest/walk...even if I was only going 4 MPH.

Finally getting up the ridge and making it to Cole Rd, I knew I was too tired to go the whole planned route, so I cut the route in half and made my way down the other side of the ridge to North Boston instead. It was fortunate I did that because I found a restaurant that I didn't know existed that I'll have to try at some point.

I made it home and found my wife made Pho (from scratch) for dinner.

The hash being at the intersection of Mill and Grover Roads, I'm issuing a Tale of Two challenge for Mill.

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This user earned the Land geohash achievement
by reaching the (42, -78) geohash on 2015-06-26.
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Pedalpusher earned the Bicycle geohash achievement
by cycling 22.9 Miles to and from the (42, -78) geohash on 2015-06-26.
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Pedalpusher earned the Tron achievement
by reaching and returning from the (42, -78) geohash without crossing his own tracks on 2015-06-26.
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Pedalpusher issued a challenge for the Tale of Two Hashes achievement
by geohashing in a place named Mill from the (42, -78) geohash on 2015-06-26.
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