Fort Francis to Atikokan ON - Day 13

Cross Canada Cycle Tour
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20*, Pouring Rain, Headwi
"Guess what, it poured rain"

Guess what, it poured rain and there was a fairly strong headwind once again. Pretty much the entire 150km today was a pain in the butt. Thankfully it only felt tedious for the last 50km and the scenery in Ontario makes things more enjoyable. Though the rolling hills do suck up more of energy than the flats at least there is more protection from the trees to block some of the wind at times. Also, even though there hasn't been much of a shoulder so far on the road, the pavement quality is drastically better than Saskatchewan was.

Once again I'm checked into a hotel for the night since there is a severe thunder storm warning for tonight. I thought it would be good to have a comfortable place to stay so I could clean up my bike which was running rough from the rain and to save time in the morning. Tomorrow's ride is going to be huge so the quicker I can get out of here in the morning. I have almost 180km to do, another time zone to cross making me lose another hour, and the wind forecast doesn't look promising. Tomorrow will be tough.

Sorry I didn't take many photos today. My camera stayed in my trailer dry bag because of the rain.

Leaving Fort Francis