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Day 28 - Tallahassee, FL to Live Oak, FL



The last two 80(+) mile days were easy breezy riding with Roy, Bob and Joe.  Today’s 75 miler was a slog; not because of the heat (90(+) degrees), humidity (95%(+)), road surface, terrain or rain, we didn’t have any of those on today’s route.  Today was a slog due to the 10-15 mile per hour straight on headwind, with gusts.  At no time today could we get into any kind of a rhythm, we just shouldered down and pushed for 75 miles.  (The only positive with the headwind was that it did seem to help a bit with the high humidity!)

We began on country roads, went to the highway with good shoulder riding and ended on a long, straight country road with a constant headwind.

It is our third to last day on the RAA and we all just wanted to get this day over with.  We talked very little, took very short breaks and then got back in the saddle to push against the constant headwind.

The only pictures we took were in the morning, before we had encountered the draining headwinds and at a stop about midway through the slog.

Baptist Church count – 162

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