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In Search of the Monarchs

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On the first day of our team ride we woke to poor weather. We headed to the Monarch Bioreserve about an hour away.

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The altitude and a 45 minute hike up the mountain from 3200 to 3700 feet put us out of breath.… Read the rest

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Morelia

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We were really on a mission to get to the Monarchs now. The 450 km drive to Morelia still took over 6 hours on the toll road.

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Driving out of Puebla we saw smoke puffing out of the volcano. For the first time in weeks we actually saw other riders, but unfortunately on all 3 occasions they were on the other side of the toll road.… Read the rest

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