Day 40: Franklinton, Louisiana to Poplarville, Mississippi – 44 miles


No one stopped the rain in M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I. A wet inevitable rollout of Franklinton, Louisiana. Radar was unforgiving and so by 8 a.m. I rolled in full Gore Tex again. The only difference from yesterday I was in it all day. Mile 21 had us in to Mississippi. The rivers and bayous off the rivers were beautiful.

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No where to hide and I was sweating on the inside and wet from the outside. I seemed to have created a balance keeping my legs moving. Flat front tire at mile 31 or so. A retread wire. A quick fix and away I went. A great lunch in Poplarville, Mississippi. Great seafood gumbo and grilled cheese. On to armory for hot shower.

8 thoughts on “Day 40: Franklinton, Louisiana to Poplarville, Mississippi – 44 miles

  1. You are amazing. I cannot imagine doing what you are doing in that inclement weather. Good weather would be hard enough.
    Ride on my friend, it’s certainly not as far as its been. Positive thoughts for better weather. Ruth

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