Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Rude Awakening

Sam Houston National Forest to Lake Somerville State Park Part 31 in the story of a 5-week long bicycle ride from the East Coast of Florida to Austin, Texas. My campsite down a gated dirt road in a designated wilderness … Continue reading

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First BBQ of the Trip

I woke up with the drawstring on my sleeping bag pulled so tightly that only my nose poked out. I didn’t know why it was still dark when I opened my eyes and I frantically tried to uncover my head … Continue reading

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Coldest Night of the Trip

Silsbee to Double Lake, Texas. Part 29 in the story of a 5-week long bicycle ride from the East Coast of Florida to Austin, Texas. Something about passing down roads and through towns that I know I will never see … Continue reading

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Visitors from Phoenix

It’s been a busy week here at Oliverlazenby.wordpress.com (what a good URL, huh?). I found my journal and I will continue the story of my bicycle tour shortly. I apologize in advance to any family members who are thoroughly bored … Continue reading

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Danger?

Post 28 in the story of a 5-week long bicycle ride from the East Coast of Florida to Austin, Texas. Some people I met along the way told me that I should be carrying a weapon. Most of the citizen … Continue reading

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Gone to Texas

December 6, 2012 Merryville, LA to Silsbee, Texas Today was the beginning of a period of cold weather and waning enthusiasm. Just four days ago I wanted to keep pedaling the Blue Bicycle forever – across Texas, over the Rockies, … Continue reading

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