Friday, November 14, 2008

Fri, Nov 14: Road to Hana

Today was the 5th consecutive day of riding; total Maui mileage: 196 miles.

I also heard that the weather conditions on Haleakala above 7000 feet two days ago were not any better than at 6500 feet, where two of us turned around; conditions at the Summit were described as "almost snowing" and "I couldn't move my fingers to break". This sounds more like mid- to upper 30s, instead of the forecasted 57F.

The ride today was out from Maui Cyclery in Haiku, on Hana Road to Keanae Peninsula and back, for a total of 46.8 miles in about 3 hours. And it really really doesn't get any better than this: