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Done for the day in Mamou LA. …


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Done for the day in Mamou LA. How could I not stop in a town with a name like “Mamou”?

In Louisiana


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In Louisiana

Fetched up between Buna and Ki…


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Fetched up between Buna and Kirbyville for the day.

Breaking for lunch in Silsbee….


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Breaking for lunch in Silsbee. 70 miles behind me already today—it’s almost a shame I’ll be knocking off after 90.

Ending the day in Coldspring T…


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Ending the day in Coldspring TX. Two days out of Austin, I am 12 miles short of where I predicted I’d be after three.

Met Sue & Ken riding westbound…


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Met Sue & Ken riding westbound on the Southern Tier. Just crossed into Section 5 in Navasota. #acasotier

Planned to stop in La Grange, …


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Planned to stop in La Grange, but had plenty of daylight, so pushed on to Burton.

heading over to Red House. Com…


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heading over to Red House. Come join me before I push off on Part 2 of my tour.

Plotting out schedule for rema…


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Plotting out schedule for remainder of trip. Think I can make Austin – St Augustine in 17 days with conservative schedule. #acasotier

It’s a day earlier than planned, and not at all how I planned, but I am in Austin. #acasotier


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It’s a day earlier than planned, and not at all how I planned, but I am in Austin. #acasotier

Rear tire shredded just outside Kerrville. Tour interrupted one day before intended rest.


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Rear tire shredded just outside Kerrville. Tour interrupted one day before intended rest.

The tour of Texas’ shittiest pavement continues. This isn’t chipseal, it’s boulderseal.


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The tour of Texas’ shittiest pavement continues. This isn’t chipseal, it’s boulderseal.

Passing through Del Rio, into Section 4 of #acasotier. I think my spaceship knows which way to go.


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Passing through Del Rio, into Section 4 of #acasotier. I think my spaceship knows which way to go.

In Sanderson TX. Done for the day. Time to get clean and get fed.


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In Sanderson TX. Done for the day. Time to get clean and get fed.

Made ok time into Marathon. Stopping for lunch, then on to Sanderson.


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Made ok time into Marathon. Stopping for lunch, then on to Sanderson.

Just met Max Nofziger here in Alpine TX.


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Just met Max Nofziger here in Alpine TX.

Hey look, I crossed the 1000-mile mark in my tour today. And the 1100-mile mark, too.


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Hey look, I crossed the 1000-mile mark in my tour today. And the 1100-mile mark, too.

Stopping in Van Horn for breakfast. May end day at McDonald Observatory. If I have enough daylight, will push on to Fort Davis-not likely.


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Stopping in Van Horn for breakfast. May end day at McDonald Observatory. If I have enough daylight, will push on to Fort Davis-not likely.

Both hotels listed in Sierra Blanca on #acasotier map appear defunct. New hotel is the Americana Inn on S side of I-10.


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Both hotels listed in Sierra Blanca on #acasotier map appear defunct. New hotel is the Americana Inn on S side of I-10.

In Sierra Blanca TX. Tried to make it to Van Horn, but would have run out of daylight.


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In Sierra Blanca TX. Tried to make it to Van Horn, but would have run out of daylight.