Day 5-Bike Florida-60 miles-Titusville Loop

Bike Florida was back on and we had been told we could start at 9 am. We had decided on a route with a small variation. The headwind was full on at 15-20 mph right on the nose but it was beautiful. 

St Johns River. 

Rest stop at Swampy’s. On to Fort Christmas.

Lake Mills Park rest stop with the Niewald’s. 

More road. 

Rest stop at the Alibi. 

Beautiful scenery on the way in. 

After the last rest stop a bike trail. 

Downtown Titusville had designated bike lanes. 

Great big metric day. Peace out. Tres dog

Day 3-Bike Florida-73 mile loop ride to Mims and around

A plan of remote start at Nancy Cummings Park, 12 miles into the century ride to give us a flat country ride of 73 miles was the plan. Logistics was perfect except for the rain. We started out well intended. The Cophers pulling us south on US 1.

Robyn messing with the goats and kids. 

It started to rain about 5 miles into the ride and on came the raincoats. We went a little farther and had to duck into a c store for shelter. 

We decided to ride back to the park and Rich had a flat. We all got back to the rest stop OK. 

Tomorrow to be rainy and windy all day. 

Maybe tourist day. Peace out. Tres

Day 1-Bike Florida-Edgewater to Canaveral National Seashore to New Smyrna Beach-45 miles

We had a C2C 2016 reunion dinner last night at Ourriggers. Great food and some tales  were told. Sherry and Mary Ellen are locals, see yellow shirts. Great fun. 

I am staying at Casa Niewald South in Port Orange, Florida. Great stay and oh so comfortable. NCAA on all the time when in. Not sure about that Virginia pick. We collected up this morning and out we went. 

The road was great. 

The water, too. 

The rest stop going out to Canaveral after we went through New Smyrna Beach on the way. 

We got out to Canaveral Seashore and it was beautiful. 

We left the park and headed down the beach. 

The beach front lunch. 

The road to the barn. 

This lead to afternoon ice cream in honor of C2C 2016 rider, ice cream aficionado Tom Coe. Cheers, Tom.

Little Jake and the Soul Searchers tonight. Hot time in Edgewater. Peace out. Tres dog

Bisbee to Douglas, Arizona

We had a great breakfast in our room and I set out for Douglas. It was about 26 miles pretty much downhill on the beautiful open road. Mariella would pick me up at the Hotel Gadsden. A few pics. First stop Lowell. 

The road was vast before me. 

Heading into Douglas. 

Lunch at Cafe Segovia. 

Bikes packed and organized for a early roll out to Tucson Airport. A last dinner at the Copper Queen Hotel-1902 room. Hard to believe it is almost over in Arizona. I will take a day off unpack the bike and pack for Bike Florida. 

Bisbee walking tour

I was out first and went on a walk up the hill on Opera to check out the neighborhood. 

I digress. 

I went back and picked up Mariella and we went on a walk above Bisbee.  

Lunch at High desert. C2C hangout across from couthouse. 

Bisbee bicycle brothel was closed but Ken Wallace came and opened it up. Great visit. Warned him about Bubba coming with the crew. 

I will ride to Douglas, New Mexico tomorrow. Peace out Tres