November, 2015

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Pain And No Gain

Donaldsonville, LA to New Orleans, LA

Generally speaking, my default response to pain and injuries is “ignore it and it will go away”. That has been a strategy that has seen mixed results over the years. Fortunately, I haven’t had to resort to that philosophy very often. That said, this morning began with the realization thatRead More…

What’s A Picture Worth?

Morgan City, LA to Donaldsonville, LA

My planned destination for the day was Donaldsonville. Not because I wanted to go there. And not because it meant I would have a short day of riding. No. The main reason was that there weren’t a lot of other options. The next town with services of any sort would’veRead More…

Objectively Speaking, It’s Cold!

Lafayette, LA to Morgan City, LA

After a great reunion with Becky and John, I woke this morning knowing I would be back on the road again today. The timing of my stay in Lafayette worked out really well from a weather standpoint as yesterday was a very chilly and rainy day. Far from ideal cyclingRead More…

Frog Capital Of The World

Jennings, LA to Lafayette, LA

As I’ve mentioned in previous updates, when it comes to cycle touring I’m a big believer in the motto, “It’s not how you feel at the end of the day, it’s how you feel the next morning.” I remember reading that line before my first tour in 2010 and I’veRead More…

No One Said It’d Be Easy

Orange, TX to Jennings, LA

If things really happen in threes then hopefully tomorrow things will settle back down to the way things were before my week in Cuba. My first day on the bike after Cuba was cut short by rain. My second day went well until I got booted out of what IRead More…

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