Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Road to Tallahassee

November 17, 50 miles Today started in some bushes and ended in a trailer in the heart of Tallahassee. I woke up to warmth and sun shining through the bushes and into my camp. My tent was soaking wet and … Continue reading

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Stormy Night West of the Suwannee

November 16, Suwannee RIver State Park to Jefferson County Line, 40 miles I got an early start and managed to go 20 miles or so before 10 a.m. Most of that 20 miles was into the wind. I also had … Continue reading

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Fellow Road Warriors and the Suwannee River

November 15, Ichitucknee Springs to Suwannee River State Park. If you can read and listen to music(I can’t), listen to this while you read. The title of the song, along with the song Swannee River by Old Folks at Home, … Continue reading

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Manatees and Veterans for Medical Marijuana

November 14, Manatee Springs to Ichetucknee Springs, 70ish miles. Manatee Springs State Park is on the east bank of the Suwannee River. In the Winter, Manatees swim up the Suwannee and into the springs to hang out in the relatively … Continue reading

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Manatee Springs State Park and a Southern Sea Feast

November 13, Gainesville to Manatee Springs State Park, 55 miles. After traversing the strip malls of Gainesville all morning, I made it to one of the most beautiful spots of the trip before sunset. Sleeping on the Hawthorne trail was … Continue reading

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Stealth Camping and 16 miles of Bike Path

November 12 2011. East Palatka to Gainesville “In the first week you’re going to fall over at a red light with your feet stuck in the pedals once or twice.” That’s what the guy at the bike store said when … Continue reading

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Westward on the Blue Bicycle

November 11, 2011. St. Augustine to East Palatka I woke up alone in Hugh’s house to more bright sunshine. The palm trees of St. Augustine looked glorious but I was ready to see new landscapes. I am very grateful that … Continue reading

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