We were able to crush the route. Smoked it in 3:32:12 at an average of 17.8 mph. The total mileage was 62.86 mi and total elevation gain was 2,310 ft. This was probably the best day I've ever had on a long-haul mileage event. It really helped to ride with someone and you pull, they pull, you pull and they pull again and at some point you look down at the computer and realize you're moving at 22 clicks per hour! Freakin' brilliant.
After the ride, we rewarded ourselves in Mt Vernon at Skagit Brewing with a few pints of cold beer. Ahhh, was in heaven.