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By Lauren Sullivan

Matt Lauer cycled across parts of lovely Long Island Tuesday on the third leg of his five-day bike ride from Boston to New York.

And while the terrain was less intense than Monday's, the 65 miles from Orient Point to Port Jefferson, New York — biked to raise money for Red Nose Day and children living in poverty — came with a few obstacles.

Mostly: rain.

Matt bikes across Long Island for Red Nose Day
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"I wish the forecast I gave Matt was wrong," Al joked this morning. "But unfortunately it's not."

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While visiting Long Island's North Fork, Matt wouldn't let the elements get him down.

"Look at all the beautiful produce," he admired while taking a break at Sep's Farms. "You know what they say: May rains bring... great asparagus."

Macari Winery shows their support for Matt Lauer's Red Nose Day bike ride
Macari Winery shows their support for Matt during his Red Nose Day bike ride.Amy Eley / TODAY
Matt Lauer meets a pint-sized fan at the Macari Winery.
A pint-sized fan wished Matt good luck at the winery — and showed off his missing teeth.Amy Eley / TODAY

At the 45-mile mark, Natalie joined Matt to ride and show her support.

Natalie Morales joins Matt Lauer on the Red Nose bike ride
Natalie joins Matt to cycle in Long Island.Amy Eley / TODAY

Unfortunately, she got a flat tire shortly after.

Natalie Morales gets a flat tire
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But after a quick repair, she and Matt got back to cycling, finishing up in Port Jefferson, where Matt got a warm (and sunny!) welcome from the Boys & Girls Club of America.

Matt Lauer with the Boys and Girls Club
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Matt Lauer with the Boys and Girls Club
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Matt Lauer with the Boys and Girls Club
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Next stop: Flushing Meadows.

He's almost there! In the meantime, see how you can donate to support Matt's Red Nose ride. #GoMattGo!