• Long, narrow bridges and a broken trailer

    The road to Laffette ended up having a huge impact on my journey. I started the day in the rain, which I don’t  mind and even enjoy ridding in it most of the time, but it was a concern when I approached the Airline highway bridge over the Mississippi river.  No shoulder as well as more »

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  • Red Stick (Baton Rouge)

    Leaving New Orleans was certainly a mixed bag of emotions but by the time I was packing to go, I was more than ready to leave.  The road from New Orleans to Baton Rouge was an interesting one.  It was a hard city to navigate on a bike because the interstate cut off a large more »

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  • The road to New Orleans

    I left Mobile, Al to head on to my next major stop, NOLA (New Orleans, La)  to see my old friend Kate.  Besides some breakdowns, the trek was pretty uneventful until outside of NOLA. My approach of NOLA  was mostly exciting and hectic. And not in a good way. As I started getting closer to more »

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  • Sand storms and cracked heads

    Leaving Pensacola turned crazy fast!  My plan was to follow the coast all the way to Fort Morgan and take the ferry over to Dauphine Island, Al.  When I left Pensacola there was a severe storm warning but, if I’m anything, I’m stubborn as a mule, so I maintained my route.  That is until the more »

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