Heading South For a Promise of A Warmer Winter - CycleBlaze

Heading South For a Promise of A Warmer Winter

Ride down Pacific Coast, cross Southern Tier, Key West, Atlantic Coast and Northern Tier!!

By Janet Anspach-Rickey
12,530 miles (20,165 km) over 421 days since Sep. 21, 2018
Getting ready to ride heart 3
Getting the hang of this journal heart 8
Witnessing a Guiness Book World Record! heart 5
Good news and Bad news heart 4
Crisis Averted! heart 3
Lunch with Carlyn and Jim heart 4
Packing and saying Goodbye for now. heart 4
The Day before we start heart 6
Out of the gate! Poulsbo to Dosewallips heart 11
Beautiful Day for Ducks! heart 5
A day in Paradise, country backroads heart 9
It just keeps getting better! heart 10
Rest and Maintenance heart 9
Fitting the Racks! heart 8
Two more hop on! heart 5
Over the Bridge and Down to the Seaside heart 24
Rocks, the tunnel, climbing and rain heart 18
Three Capes Route heart 29
Half day ride still in the rain heart 9
Whales, Seals and Seagulls, Oh My! heart 28
Life is a Beach! heart 29
The Oregon Dunes heart 21
Rain Day heart 8
A Develishish Day heart 33
More Climbing, beaches, dinosaurs! heart 22
Goodbye Sweet Oregon! Hello California! heart 34
A Really Big Hill! heart 30
We're in the Redwoods! heart 27
Trinidad to A cabin in the Redwoods! heart 16
Day off in the Woods heart 17
Avenue of the Giants! heart 17
Short and Sweet heart 20
Leggitt Hill and back to the beach! heart 34
Headland Roller Coaster! heart 15
Rolling hills, small shoulders, beautiful day heart 13
The famous (relentless) Jenner Grade! heart 25
A Most Amazing Ride...So Far heart 12
Cyclists everywhere today! heart 16
San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge heart 20
Bike paths, surfers, dolphins, pelicans, rolling hills and sunshine heart 11
Surfers in Santa Cruz heart 26
Strawberry fields, Brussel sprouts and artichokes heart 30
Monterey headlands and Big Sur heart 18
Big Sur Social Meander heart 51
Waffles, hills, Ragged Point and elephant seals heart 38
Moro rock and SLO heart 9
Errand day heart 6
More errands, rotor school heart 8
Definitely warmer down here! heart 10
Amazing climb through the hills and a nice drop to the beach heart 13
Beautiful Day along the Beach heart 20
Malibu! heart 17
Fog Rolls In heart 17
Dems Da Brakes! heart 10
No Power! heart 7
Winds are with us. heart 9
Em is swimming in the ocean! heart 13
San Diego, First leg of trip is done! heart 22
Rest Day in San Diego heart 5
Into the desert! heart 8
Santa Ana Winds heart 5
Hitching a Ride! heart 11
Down the hill and into the Desert heart 6
Rolling Sands and Rolling Hills heart 8
We Crossed the River heart 25
Another Amazing Day in the Desert heart 22
Rest and Maintenance in Salome heart 10
Arizona Riding heart 15
A Ride along the Arizona Canal heart 21
Along the Canal heart 32
Happy Thanksgiving heart 26
Suburbia heart 25
Climbing in the desert Chris hops on today! heart 30
The Tunnel, headwinds, climbing a mountain heart 16
Sick Bay heart 18
Back on the bike. heart 30
Enchanting ride to New Mexico heart 39
Winds really make a difference! heart 10
High winds and sharp wires heart 5
Crossing the Rio Grande heart 19
Chris Hops Off! heart 12
Errand Day heart 30
Doesn't get any better than this heart 16
Wild and Windy heart 24
One more Range to Climb heart 14
The Infirmary heart 4
One More Rest Day heart 30
Tailwinds heart 25
Beautiful Chihauhaun Desert heart 21
Riders on the Road heart 21
A Texan Gift heart 35
Flying With the Wind heart 10
Another Fun Day Riding With The Wind heart 17
Homecoming! heart 18
Starting into the Hill Country heart 20
Heart of the hills heart 26
Guadalupe River, More hills, Gorgeous heart 31
A Hop and a Skip to Kerrville heart 17
Resting in Kerrville heart 9
Armadillo! heart 30
Texas Treat! heart 22
Austin, BBQ, lots of hills! heart 24
Austin heart 27
Austin bridges and the Colorado River heart 39
One last day in Austin! heart 8
Beautiful day for Riding heart 12
Riding Through the Parks heart 36
43 degrees and Headwinds heart 18
Warming up in Carmine heart 35
East Texas Country Roads heart 31
Harleys, Brats and Sauerkraut heart 31
Rain Day heart 6
Snug As Bugs in a Cabin! heart 19
Here comes the Sun heart 26
Mama PIt Bull-1, Janet-0 heart 25
Rehab Day heart 10
Test ride heart 22
Back in the Saddle heart 16
Headwinds! Last night in Texas! heart 14
Louisiana! heart 17
Loving Louisiana heart 22
Mamou Fred's Lounge heart 10
Baby it's cold outside! heart 14
Riding on a chilly Louisiana day. heart 2
Crossing the rivers heart 8
Crossing the Mississippi heart 13
Riding Along the Levee heart 3
Plantations, riding along the river. heart 5
NOLA heart 3
The French Quarter heart 2
Great Day In NOLA heart 3
A Walk in the Park heart 3
Rain Day, More Louusiana cooking heart 3
In the Boonies heart 3
The Gulf of Mexico! heart 2
Last night in Mississippi heart 2
Sweet Alabama heart 4
A Ride In The Park heart 2
Rest Day heart 3
Florida! Here we are! heart 14
Sand Everywhere! heart 28
That's Not Snow! heart 23
Riding Around Hurricane Michael's Mess heart 28
The Wrath of Michael heart 17
The Devastation Continues heart 12
Sweet Day Riding Into Summer! heart 18
Down By the River heart 14
Riding round the Bend heart 17
Sea Hag and the Shacks! Steinahachee heart 20
Steinahachee to Horseshoe Beach heart 15
The Dixie Mainline! heart 25
Down By the Suwannee River heart 16
A Key Is A Small Island! heart 12
Bend Done, Heading South heart 17
Meeting the Smiths heart 12
Bike Class and Ride heart 17
Roads less Traveled heart 21
Meeting Kathy's Brother, Mike and Sister in Law, Shelley heart 16
Gettin In the Gulf heart 28
Swimming in the Gulf heart 29
Sailing in Boca Ciega Bay heart 34
Riding to Venice...Florida! heart 22
Gettin the Job Done heart 10
Emmy Hops Off! heart 11
Gators in the Glades heart 20
More Alligators heart 19
Rest Day heart 9
Iguanas? heart 15
The Map Story heart 6
Riding Along the Islands heart 17
Eagle Rays! heart 12
One more Key heart 23
We've Gone About as Fur as We Can Go heart 25
Rest Day before we start north heart 5
Ferry to Fort Meyers heart 7
Heading North heart 5
Short Day to Arcadia heart 8
The Real Florida heart 25
A Day In Sebring heart 6
Tax Day heart 5
We Head North heart 10
The VanFleet Trail heart 25
Short Day heart 10
More east than North today heart 20
Scenic Route heart 11
A Ride to The Oldest City in the US heart 32
Into the Wind heart 25
Last day on the coast! heart 18
Zero Day heart 5
Georgia is lovely heart 17
Following the East Georgia Greenway heart 21
The Rest of the Story heart 16
Midway across Georgia heart 10
ECG into Savannah, WOW! heart 23
Savannah heart 43
Rest Day heart 5
Great ride into South Carolina heart 25
Beautiful Beaufort heart 2
ECG Rocks! heart 2
Charleston heart 2
Touring Charleston, SC heart 19
On up the Coast we go heart 11
Into the Woods heart 9
Back to the Beach! heart 12
Rain Day heart 3
Into North Carolina heart 9
Heading for the coast heart 4
China Crane heart 10
Day Off heart 8
Headwinds and 17 heart 16
Errands and errant bike paths heart 8
Windy and Beautiful heart 14
Rain Dodge heart 23
Tailwinds heart 20
Wind day heart 9
Another Lovely Ride heart 17
Blackbeard's place! heart 16
Sitting out the storm heart 13
Storm Watch heart 11
Last Day in Bath heart 16
Drop Dead Beautiful Day heart 22
Riding with Jan (Yan) heart 21
Magical Day Up the Outer Banks heart 2
Heading Northwest toward the mainland. heart 2
Back to the Greenway heart 2
Rain Day heart 3
The Great Dismal Swamp heart 4
You Ain't Old til You Cold heart 19
History Day heart 14
Virginia Capitol Trail heart 5
Them Thar Hills heart 12
Stunning! heart 6
Virginia Hills! heart 4
Zero, Nada, Nothing heart 1
Noelie and Marco heart 7
Anacostia Trail Rocks heart 23
Boating on the Chesapeake Bay heart 15
Washington Baltimore Annapolis Trail meets ECG heart 7
Head for the Inner Harbor heart 24
Beautiful Maryland heart 24
A Short Day heart 11
Rain, Wind and cooler temps heart 11
More rain heart 3
Was that Paul Revere on that horse? heart 31
Is there anywhere we didn't go? heart 43
Along the River in Jersey heart 18
Another pretty Jersey day heart 19
Something of everything heart 14
The City heart 50
A Day in the Big Apple heart 3
New England! heart 9
A Sunny Day in Connecticut heart 15
Yale and Trail heart 15
Farmington Heritage Canal Trail heart 14
Connecticut Continues to Amaze heart 22
Connecticut's Got Hills heart 7
My Fifthtieth State! heart 5
Resting in Rhode Island heart 3
Baby it's cold outside! heart 12
Heading for the Cape heart 15
Cape Cod, Pretty as ever. heart 22
Thickly Settled! heart 19
Heading for P -Town heart 15
Day Off in P town heart 4
Ferry to Boston! heart 10
Last day in Massachusetts heart 17
New Hampshire Coast heart 22
Lobster in Maine heart 12
Portland! heart 13
Last Ride Along the Coast heart 16
Riding West into the Mountains heart 14
Rest/rain day heart 3
Lakeside heart 7
Hills, rain and riding into New Hampshire heart 7
Climbing the Kancamagus Hwy heart 16
Kinsman Notch heart 10
Into Vermont heart 12
Green Mountain Bikes heart 11
Climbing the Green Mountains heart 18
Last Day in Vermont heart 6
We're back in New York! heart 6
Long Lake! heart 12
The Lakes heart 8
A Double Battery Day heart 13
Just short of Lake Ontario heart 2
Day Off heart 2
Finally we see Lake Ontario! heart 2
The Erie Canal heart 22
All day on the Canal heart 10
Heading for the Falls heart 26
Niagara Falls heart 20
Riding Along the Lakeshore heart 19
Rain Burst on Lake Erie heart 13
Ontario Farmlands heart 14
Last night in Ontario heart 14
Back in the USA heart 9
May fly in July heart 7
Paths, paths and quiet Michigan roads heart 18
Perfect Riding Day heart 16
Crossing a Trige! heart 19
The Pere Marquette Trail heart 17
Nice and cool today! heart 11
Last night in Michigan heart 15
Central Time Zone! heart 25
Riding in Dairy Country heart 17
62 miles of Wisconsin backroads heart 16
Backroads and trails heart 19
Tunnels! heart 22
Crossing the Mississippi River heart 20
91 degrees, feels like 106! heart 14
When it rains, it pours! heart 13
10 months 10,000 miles heart 21
Singing on the Singing Trail heart 16
Field of Dreams heart 15
46 miles, turn left! heart 8
55 miles on a broken spoke heart 11
Bike repair day heart 2
Pelicans, flooding and wind turbines heart 2
A Ride in the Rain heart 9
Riding a Ribbon heart 14
Wind and rain on the Prairie heart 19
Winds out of the southeast! heart 7
We gained an hour! heart 14
Badlands National Park heart 49
The Rumble of Motorcycles Everywhere! heart 9
From dirt to interstate heart 20
The Black Hills of SD heart 21
Mt Rushmore and Crazy Horse heart 17
Into the Sagebrush heart 20
Zippity Do Da heart 14
A short one heart 9
I-90, Our own personal bike path heart 16
One more Amazing Wyoming day! heart 25
Resting up! heart 7
Crossing into Montana heart 35
Custer's Last Stand heart 24
Prairie Dog Plains heart 37
More of Montana heart 26
Rest Day heart 4
46 degrees! Fall morning. heart 19
Sweet Grass Country heart 18
Enter the mountains! heart 27
There's just something special about Montana heart 16
Alpine Canyon heart 15
Was that a climb? heart 27
Montana Mountain heart 20
Rest Day heart 4
The 'Bob' heart 4
The 'M' heart 3
Hot Springs, last night in Montana heart 4
Over the Hill - Idaho, Pacific Time Zone heart 5
Down, Down. Down heart 3
Out of the forest heart 7
Lewis and Clark were here! heart 7
We can see Washington! heart 7
The Snake River- Home State heart 12
Riding the Wheat fields heart 10
Eastern Washington heart 10
The Columbia Gorge heart 13
Riding along the Columbia Basin heart 7
Taking a Day Off heart 4
12,000 miles heart 14
Historic Columbia scenic highway/bike trail heart 30
More Historic Trail and Hwy 30 heart 24
Back into Washington heart 12
Rain, we're back in Washington! heart 8
On the Chehalis Western Rail Trail heart 3
Singing In The Rain heart 3
Up the East Side heart 3
The Centennial Trail heart 4
North Loop heart 3
The Pass, the island, the peninsula! heart 4
The Last Day! heart 6
Ride to get our van heart 8