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Posts in category Florida Bike Trip

Thoughts From the Saddle of a Bike

Well, the bike trip is over and we are home getting ready for the next part of the plan.  For me, traveling is not only about relaxation and fun.  It’s  also the best way to learn something new and not just about the place you’re at but about yourself and maybe even the person you’re […]

From Sea to Shining Sea

All the rooms at the DoubleTree have balconies with ocean view which is part of the reason we chose to spend our last few days here.  We felt like we didn’t get enough ocean time so we wanted to make sure we could see it every time we looked out the window and we can. […]

Day 8 & 9 (Changing Direction 180˚)

Day 8 was a short ride down to Islamorada about 10 miles south of Key Largo. There is a bike path on the east side of US 1 from Key Largo that goes all the way to Islamorada. Once we got to Islamorada we where both a little disappointed not much to see or do. […]

Day 7: Key Largo (Great Day of Riding)

“It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best.” Ernest Hemingway We dropped our car rental off this morning and hopped on the M bike path that runs adjacent to the bus only road (Busway). Path goes all the way through Homestead and Florida City where is ends and connects […]

Day 6: Change in Plans

As we watched it pour and pour during breakfast our spirits were getting pretty low.  We were starting to feel like all we were doing was hotel jumping just trying to stay dry and we weren’t able to enjoy our surroundings or relax at all.  Once we got to where we were going, we had […]

Day 5: Are ya kidding me??

We decided to make today a short riding day after our unplanned 52 mile ride from yesterday.  Since rain and storms are in the forecast pretty much every day until at least Oct 2nd, we thought we would just go ahead and reserve a hotel instead of trying to camp.  We left late morning so […]

Day 4: Sunny Florida not so Sunny

And on Day 3 we rested. We left our hotel in Cocoa Beach this morning and started riding around 8am. It was already warm and very humid. Our destination for the day was Sebastian Inlet State Park about a 36 mile ride were we would setup camp for the night. The ride was pretty good once […]

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