Yanmar Tractor HWY 32 near Plamrya road

I started the month of February 147 miles behind my pace for riding 5,000 miles this year. To date, I have ridden 688 miles on my bikes. I did not ride for a few weeks because I passed out due to blood pressure medication and injured my hip. It took some time to get the…

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John Deere tractors on Lily Pond Road Dougherty County GA

I wanted to do a longer ride today. I did not want to push myself, so I just tode at a comfortable pace and enjoyed the feeling of being outdoors without anything else to do except keep the wheels going round and round. Lily Pond Road Equipment River Road Subdivision One of my greatest joys…

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Cycle Thunder at Abigail Plantation Gate on GA 234

The day’s weather forecast was for rain all day. I knew I wanted to ride in the rain, so I got out my rain gear late in the afternoon to prepare for a ride. I planned to ride up GA 234 to GA 55. This intersection is 15.2 miles from my house. When I was…

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Turtle near Ray Charles Statue Downtown Albany

Urban Neighborhood Ride Today I decided to ride my bike first thing so that I could beat the thunderstorms that were forecast to start at about 11 AM. I wanted to loop through downtown on one of my old bike commuter routes to the ASU East Campus. I stopped to watch the construction equipment preparing…

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Covey Road Pond

This afternoon my road bike is still out of working order, so I decided to take to the streets on the Black Thumber. One thing I like about riding my mountain bike in an urban area is that I can ride anywhere I want, on the street, down a dirt alley, or around a boggy…

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Albany Sasser Rail Trail

Today I went for a ride on my mountain bike. My road bike is getting a new seat post, so I decided to cruise the streets and trails of my area on the Black Thumper. Albany Sasser Rail Trail I wanted to ride a small part of the Albany Sasser Rail Trail and check out…

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Lonnie and Flint River Albany, GA

Yesterday I rode with my friend Alan. We decided to ride south into the headwind first and loop around and get the tailwind on our way back to the house. This afternoon I wanted to have more wind training, so I headed out on a route that would take me on a long leg east…

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