Cooler (cold?) temperatures prevailed throughout the ride. We started the day in the mid 40s and finished in the mid 60s.
The sun broke through after a couple of hours and made the ride that much more enjoyable. Most riders pulled on their long pants. I believe Gary had two pair on. Even Tom the Mainer had his on.
The majority of the ride had minimal traffic and good roads. The wind was not much of a factor and swung in/out favor the last 20 miles.
We welcomed several new riders; Suzanne, who arrived late but managed to get her bike together this morning in time, Mike, Mark, Megan and Renee also rode for the first time. It was a great feeling having 17 riders all starting out of Ontonagon at the same time. Welcome to the ride!