Monthly Archives: April 2013

Day 58 (4/27/13) riding day 47

Day 58 was a virtually windless day.  Let me repeat that for those of you who might not appreciate the significance of that.  Today was virtually a windless day.  The significance of that is I rode through mildly rolling hills … Continue reading

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Day 57 (riding day 46) Wimberley to Lockhart

I started day 57 from Wimberley Texas in a light drizzle and fog.  Apparently the motorists  driving into Austin for work must cut in close for time.  The local sheriff’s department said they received 4 calls about a  guy riding … Continue reading

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Day 56 (4/25/13) Blanco to Wimberley (riding day 45)

Day 56 was a very short day. Joan and I spent over 2 hours tearing apart my truck looking for my cycle meter.  She called a number of the places we had been over the past few days including the … Continue reading

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Day 52 (4/21/13) Past Comfort to Blanco Texas

The route on day 52 undulated up and down all day.  It is my sixth day of riding and I can tell my quads have not fully recovered.  The hills were not big but they were steep enough to take … Continue reading

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Day 51(4/20/13) They Say Comfort Texas is about the half way point in my route

On Day 51 I rode from Hunt to a ways beyond Comfort TX.  Come to think of it I ride everyday beyond comfort.  I’ve been told by other cyclists that Comfort Texas is about the half way point on my … Continue reading

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Day 50 (4/19/13) My Quads are Toast

Day 50.  39 degrees and a north wind in my face.  I left Vanderpool knowing I had one more big climb with some more smaller steep hills peppered along the way.  The plan.  My crew dropped me off and went … Continue reading

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Day 49 (4/18/13) Hills from Camp Wood to Vanderpool

Day 49 came with a cool north wind 10 to 20’s with gusts to 35.  My route took me northeast on 337.  Today I encountered some of the toughest hills of the trip so far.  They weren’t so long but … Continue reading

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