Ready to pump some water at Board Spring.
The water at Board Spring is pretty good. The spring is still flowing a bit, and the basin doesn't have much algae in it.
There are a few yellowjackets buzzing around the trickle of water entering the basin, so I pump my water from the other side.
I fill up all my water containers: 10-litre water bag, two-litre Camelbak, 1.5 litre bottle, and a one-litre bottle. Suddenly the 10-ton bike and I are much heavier.
Standing here pumping water makes me realize that it's even hotter today than yesterday, or maybe it just feels that way because this location is so exposed to the sun. I decide to cool down a little in the shade of a nearby oak before continuing my ride down County Line Road.
Date: August 29, 2007, 13h01