By Robert Husseman • Sports Editor • 

Country roads, take us home

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You make it up by carrying a pump, a spare inner tube, a patch kit, and a tool to help you separate the tube from the tire and rim. Assuming you know how to use it (you learn pretty quickly, flats are common), you fix your tube, and you're on your way in 15 minutes.

Tom Wright

Robert, what a delightful read, sir. The pen is mightier than the spoke. I feel I have experienced the entire route -- instead of manning a waterstop. Thanks for the tour!

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