Category Archives: United States

Medart to Tallahassee, Florida: March 30, 2012

The last day…I am both…sad…and glad. Just like any “vacation,” the last day is always “out there” until it is here. When you first arrive at your vacation destination the last day seems distant, but as each day passes the … Continue reading

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Apalachicola to Medart, Florida: March 29, 2012

Today’s route offered two options, a 65-mile route and a 58-mile route; however, smoke on the road changed those options.  I started riding today at about 8:45.  I was talking with a couple, Bob and Barbara, in the hotel breakfast … Continue reading

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Rest Day in Apalachicola, Florida: March 28, 2012

As I mentioned yesterday, Dave and Jo Ellen were in a tent across from me last night in Wewa.  They did just the opposite of what I did; i.e., I stayed in lodging at all the over-night stops but one, Wewa, … Continue reading

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Wewahitchka to Apalachicola, Florida: March 27, 2012

My first night in the tent wasn’t bad as I thought it might be…but I woke up at 2:03 a.m. and my excitement about RAGBRAI might have waned just a bit.  Ah, the curse of being an accountant in a … Continue reading

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Quincy to Wewahitchka, Florida: March 26, 2012

[NOTE:  I am actually writing these blog posts after the tour because I couldn’t carry my laptop with me so I have the benefit of knowing about my future days as well as today’s ride.  Of course, this presents problems … Continue reading

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Tallahassee to Quincy, Florida: March 25, 2012

I feel like this is the first real day of the tour.  The ride was supposed to start at 8 a.m. from Leon County Fairgrounds in Tallahassee and end in Quincy, 63 miles away.  Of course, Google calculates the distance … Continue reading

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Tallahassee, Florida: March 24, 2012

I arrived last night at Abby’s house just outside of Monticello and stayed with Abby, Sarah, and “Ma.”  Today, again with some trepidation, I checked in for the tour.  There are 600 riders registered for the tour and almost all … Continue reading

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