I arrived at my new location, the Amadoria Reservoir, which is not too far from
Apparently Iowa is renowned for it's corn and it's pigs. Today the local fayre included candied bacon, which I tried, it was pretty good, but chocolate covered bacon seemed like a step too far!
So even with more than half a dozen stops (coffee; smoothie; watermelon; frozen iced lolly; apple pie followed by candied bacon!; ice cream; and finally, cider) the riding (58 miles) was over by about 1pm. So now I'm sat outside "Cup of Joe" with cappuchino and catching up with the blog.