I woke up 4:00a.m. and prepared for start and ate breakfast: one bowl corn sirial with a cup of hot cocoa, 2breads with peanuts butter, a cup of coffee, I checked weather forecast on TV, showed me "a little rain at morning, partly cloudy at afternoon". We started at 6:30a.m., it was still dark, sometimes big truck lighted up by many lamps passed us, there were little cars, trucks on the road. We passed downtown in Booneville, passed a few mountains and dropped by gas station in Buckhorn at 8:30a.m. In front of a gas station many cars and trucks stopped, guys took rest and talked inside the shop. I enjoyed talking to them for some time. They were very friendly and showed me a restroom, a TV room, and said to me that I can use computer here. Thought I did not use laptop, I watched TV while eating 2cakes for some time. On TV, Lady Gaga was singing.
They got intrested in bamboo bike, I was happy, of course bamboo bike2 was also happy, bamboo bike2 turned red a little. And one of the guys adviced me about the route in detail and adivised to pay attention to "Coal truck". I studied that Perry/ Knott/ Floyd/ Pike county and some couties around here are "coal county", famous for coal harvesting industry. Many coals were harvested here and carried to Kentucky, Virginia by "Coal truck". Today on the road, long and wide "Coal trucks" passed us at slow speed many times. I saw coal, black diamond full-burdened in those trucks.