Day 23: 37MI To Common Ground
My last day of travel! I was up and surveyed the foggy monotone landscape before me. The metal roof of the flea market and various terraced parking aprons flowed down to Hwy 278. I made some coffee and oatmeal while packing the bike and set off into the warm and humid morning air. The miles slid away as I worked my way west on Hwy 132 past small working farms and woodlands butting up to the southern remnants of the Appalachian mountains. In Onenonta, the nearest town, I stopped to check out the library and pick up some food at the local hometown grocery store. This town seems to have the basic necessities and enough businesses to offer the odd bite to eat. 14 miles was all that remained as I pedaled north on 75 with the whir of rush hour traffic. Except for the first few miles on 75, the remaining back roads were scenic and pleasant to ride. I'll be looking forward to the day trips in this area. The roads became more familiar and I followed the landmarks that guided me to the gray forest and gravel road in this, the end of fall. I'm happy to finally arrive and know what I'm capable of on a bicycle too.
11/5/2015 11:13:42 pm
Nice Job Mike!!!!
Tracy & Don
11/6/2015 06:48:44 am
Mike that's great that you made safe n sound...
11/6/2015 03:43:56 pm
Congrats Mike...hope to see more of your new life there!
11/12/2015 05:35:13 pm
Way ta go Mike! Enjoy the new scenery.
11/22/2015 07:51:04 pm
Good stuff Mike. You can fill us in from time to time on your stationary life too. :)
11/26/2015 09:10:55 am
Thanks buddy. I'll put a few pics up after I get back from Thanksgiving.
Don & Tracy
11/26/2015 12:57:14 pm
Have a safe and warm Thanksgiving
12/4/2015 07:18:13 pm
What, no technology on the farm? It's been awful quiet....
12/4/2015 07:39:18 pm
Actually there isn't any wifi or internet out there. Quite spartan and a quiet life here. Fortunately all my neighbors have wifi and I can stop over to use it whenever I pry myself away from the many projects that have been keeping me busy over the last month. I'll take some pics here once I'm content in the subject matter ;) Before and After...that kinda stuff.
12/4/2015 07:49:15 pm
Cool can't wait .To see what you have been doing...
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Following 16 months spent riding a Honda Ruckus around America, I've decided to slow things down with a bicycle trip aboard my trusty and twice-wrecked 1980 Panasonic DX3000. Stealth camping should be easier now!