Art work at Litchfield hotel.
Watched weather for several hours this morning No break expected in rain and wind. Original plan to bike to Edwardsville today and St. Louis tomorrow was finally cancelled. (The Chain of Rocks bridge is also closed due to high water) So we packed the car with our bikes and headed home.
Summary of ride:
Total mileage: 275
Most relevant people: Tony & Ghian
Best restaurant: Fire and Ale in Sherman
Best lodging: Flagg Farmstead in Sherman
Best quote: "Do I get extra miles because I went half as fast and worked twice as hard?!" (Lisa)
Best directions: Given by CVS manager in Springfield!
Worst road conditions: I 55 Frontage road, Normal to Sherman
Best day: Normal to Sherman
Prettiest town: Frankfort
Best motel breakfast: Holiday Inn Express
Worst of ride: Canceling early because of predicted severe weather next 5 days.
Best timing: Scott's arrival!
Best of the best: Not one flat tire all week!!!!