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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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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Lonnie Wormley at Baconton, GA

I decided to take a break from my home improvement and repair projects to take a morning ride. During this time of the year in SW Georgia, it gets hot and humid int he afternoon.  I do not do well cycling in the high humidity, but I have learned to hydrate and keep electrolytes and…

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Dixie HWY at old Georgia Power Plant

Reflection On my past two group rides with old and new friends, I have been asked questions about how many centuries (100 miles) rides I have done. I have also been in discussions about how I navigate on long rides by myself and if I ever get lost. These questions got me to thinking about…

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