Been a few days since my last report but not much has happened, to justify a tale. Drove through SC's low country, south through Georgia, into Florida and arrived on the west coast around Dunnellon, where my sister....
....lives along a dirt road in a unique "gentlemen's farm" filled with llamas, dogs, roosters, chickens, these Guineas, a tortoise or two, etc... I come down each year for a couple of days to help with projects as a temporary handyman. Routine so far, replacing a couple of boards on the outside stairs, replacing a battery in the truck but tomorrow is the big day, I am supposed to hold one of the roosters while my sisters cuts back the beak. I foresee a blood letting coming and it won't be the rooster's blood being spilled.
Got out for an 8 mile run, a short ride prior to the NFL playoffs, a 51 mile bike ride in brilliant, 80 degree sunshine. The bike paths around here are plentiful and since the roads are flat, may as well stay on the path to avoid traffic. I did deviate from the bike path in one section, not the Spanish moss hanging from the trees.
Lots of businesses along the bike path cater to cyclists and I saw a couple of bike shops open too. Rental bike business is huge down here. More to come soon.
Mark is a long-time cyclist who enjoys poking fun at himself but most especially at his friends. No nicknames or comments are intended to offend, accept them in the humor they are intended.