Monthly Archives: October 2017

Day 40 on the Southern Tier Route

Day 40 on the Southern Tier Route. I awoke at 6:30 A.M. even though I didn't need to get up so early,  because I had only 27 miles to bike today. After packing my gear, I ate breakfast at the motel then started riding at 8. The first quarter mile went directly into the sun over a bridge over the St. John's River.
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Day 39 on the Southern Tier Route

Day 39 on the Southern Tier Route. A daylong tail wind. Thankfully, last night didn't turn out to be as cold as I expected. I awoke at 6:30, ate breakfast of granola and chocolate milk, packed up and biked a quarter mile to a convenience store.
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Day 38 on the Southern Tier Route

Day 38 on the Southern Tier Route. A late start. I mistakenly set my alarm for 7:30 A.M. instead of 6:30 A.M. I arose at 7:30 A.M., packed up, and rode into town for breakfast. The 'big boy' plate with eggs, hash browns, toast, and biscuits and gravy filled me up.
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Day 37 on the Southern Tier Route

Day 37 on the Southern Tier Route. Cold then warm. It was cold last night with a low of 51 degrees. My one-season down quilt was barely warm enough to keep from shivering, even with all my clothes on. I started biking at 7:00 A.M.
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