At mile 27.5 into the ride we got on the Blackwater Heritage Trail, a lovely rail trail. We were only on it for 6.5 miles, but we enjoyed every minute of it. The sag car was supposed to be at the point at which we were to leave the trail and get back on the road, so we would not get lost, but the sag car got lost! Victoria was kind enough to stay on the corner and wait for the sag while the rest of us went on.
After the rail trail we rode quiet country roads for about 15 miles and then got on US 90, a busy highway. It was still hilly (the only part of the route that was not hilly was the rail trail). By the time we got to downtown Crestwood we were famished! So at the 62 mile point Dianne, Kathie, Greta and I stopped at a little cafe and had sandwiches and drinks. The last few miles to the hotel were crazy busy with traffic, but we all made it in safely. It was 87 degrees when we arrived. More of the same expected for tomorrow.