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Finger Lakes 2019-06 Biking: Friday, June 7 - campsite transition, no biking

This is posting #5 of a camping and bicycling trip I took with some friends through the Finger Lakes region of upper-state New York. Here's the complete set of postings:
  1. Finger Lakes 2019-06 Biking: Overview and preliminary travel, Sunday, Monday June 2, 3
  2. Finger Lakes 2019-06 Biking: Tuesday, June 4
  3. Finger Lakes 2019-06 Biking: Wednesday, June 5 - small incident, no biking
  4. Finger Lakes 2019-06 Biking: Thursday, June 6
  5. Finger Lakes 2019-06 Biking: Friday, June 7 - campsite transition, no biking  ⇐ You are here
  6. Finger Lakes 2019-06 Biking: Saturday, June 8
  7. Finger Lakes 2019-06 Biking: Sunday, June 9
  8. Finger Lakes 2019-06 Biking: Trip Wrap-Up
Another day of no-biking for me, as we relocated to another campgrounds and I did some shopping to fill in some equipment gaps and get some meat for dinner. Ash launched Ingrid to avoid an icky part of the route to the next campground, Cayuga Lake State Park.

(I enjoyed taking down and subsequently putting back up my Big Agnes Jack Rabbit 2 tent. There are so many nifty ways the process is streamlined by the design of the tent - the way that the netting hooks easily into the aluminum rods, and the fly drapes over them and clips onto the tent proper at the corners. It's marvelous, and I was glad to be making good use of it!)

I was starting to feel some of the lasting digestive system heaviness and queasiness that I associate with eating more than one meal a day. It wasn't too severe, though, and I figured it would not get too bad before I was home and able to refrain from snacking during the day, and take some corrective actions.

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