Category Archives: On The Road

Update

It has been a while since posting so here is the last few weeks. I’ve jumped back into an online Tiger Tag forum and collected/issued about six tag challenges this month, including this local lad. We had Hurricane Matthew come through. … Continue reading

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Florida forests

We had a little bit of rain yesterday afternoon, and it has dropped from the upper 90s to the upper 80s. I decided this morning would be a fine opportunity to get out in some cooler temperatures for the first … Continue reading

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Northwestern Florida

Having beat the paths of Florida’s Gulf Coast all winter, I decided to spend a few days between the Apalachicola National Forest and Florida’s northern borders. It was a good opportunity for my brother to field test his repairs to … Continue reading

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A Taste of the Ozarks

The Ozarks lie just south of border of Missouri in northwest Arkansas. We spent a day crossing from Oxford, MS into and across Arkansas and west into the eastern side of the Ozarks. We have avoided interstate and hi-speed roads, … Continue reading

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Day 3: Finishing the BRP

Although I’ve been on several different parts of the Blue Ridge Parkway, several different times over the years with various other riders, I have never ridden from Asheville west to the southern terminus in Cherokee, NC. I attempted it from … Continue reading

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Day 1: Home to Skyline Drive

I left Manhattan about noon, and made very good time west through New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and into Virginia. The fall colors are starting to hit nicely, and there were some exceptional examples along Route 81 heading south. … Continue reading

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XC reborn

After waiting all summer for my replacement frame to arrive, my bike is finally finished.  Aside from the frame, just a few bent and broken accessories were the damage from my May 31 dirt wreck.  They were all replaced in … Continue reading

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Ride report: Centralia, PA125/Gold Mine Rd

It was going to be in the 90s today so I left at 6:30 am while it was still cool.  The last week of August traffic was de minimus leaving NYC and I was early to the NJ rendezvous. Rob … Continue reading

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2015 Nutmeg 400

We received the Bonus Book Thursday night around midnight.  Here are all the Bonus Locations: Here are the Bonuses I selected to go after: This is a total of 7 hours riding time, giving me just 60 minutes for traffic, making … Continue reading

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Completing The Blue Ridge Parkway-it’s a bust!

As noted in previous posts, I had been on & off the Blue Ridge Parkway during a 2012 trip.  Now I was riding the missing length of the 469-mile BRP; from the Southern terminus in Cherokee, NC up to Roanoke, VA, … Continue reading

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