Monthly Archives: February 2014

A Few Pics From Early Days Of The Ride

Blue Heaven in Key West – Thanks Larry & Linda! Louie’s Backyard in Key West (thanks Howard & Jan!) So far, we’re mostly avoiding rain. But – as you can see – just barely!

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Day Two, Flat One

The ride from Marathon to Key Largo is much the same, biking conditions-wise, as Day One, because the Keys are connected by a single narrow strip of road interrupted only by bridges. It turns out that the rock that lies … Continue reading

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What Jerry Wears

Clothing (often the same as the day before!), shoes, helmet. Yup.

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What I Wear

Anticipating that my neck will bother me (as it always does during biking season) and my tennis elbow is likely to get worse again (ditto biking season), I take some pain relievers before we start out each day, and apply … Continue reading

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Letter #1

Dear Mr. Winn Dixie Truck, I wonder why you feel a need to blast your horn from a quarter mile back as I struggle to maintain my balance on the seven-mile bridge. I’m fighting the winds and a fear of … Continue reading

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50 Miles Down, 1950 To Go

We finally leave Key West and do a longer ride, knowing it’s the beginning of the trip we’ve been planning for years. Very exciting, and yet with so many miles to cover, it quickly becomes clear that this is a … Continue reading

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Letter #2

Dear Mr. White Grand Prix, Thanks ever so much for stopping to ask if we were ok, parked as we were on the berm of Route 1 so that I could take a picture of the Crocodile Crossing sign. That … Continue reading

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