Hawkeye761's Blog   
 Ride Stats
Time: 03:03:14 Route: Old Buncombe & SRT Distance: 35.43 miles
Avg Speed: 11.60 mph Max Speed: 32.70 mph Altitude Gain: 1,128 ft
Terrain: Road: Hills Bike: Surly Straggler Touring Club: Clydesdales
Weather Conditions: -- myWindsock Report -- Weather Impact: -2.6% Headwind: 62% @ 3.9-12.3mph Longest Headwind: 47m 17s Air Speed: 11.9mph Temp: 82.4-88.5F Precip: 2% @ 0.09 Inch/hr -- END --
Navigate by: blog entry | ride entry | any entry
<< Prev Entry  Friday, August 20, 2021  Next Entry >>
 OBR & SRT
I rode the Surly from home today and took East North Street to Cleveland Park. I cut across town and went around the post office getting to Hampton Avenue, across the bridge, and out the Orange Line to Old Buncombe Road. I took it to the Lakeview spur and took that back to the trail. I followed the trail to Furman and took a loop around campus. The campus is covered with admission activity and cars are everywhere. Once back on the trail, I went to the north end and took a picture of the plaque on the bench at the north end. I saw Ken when I was entering Travelers Rest and he was headed south. I rode back to the TRee House and had a BLT Salad and a decaf au lait. I talked with Gene, Kristen, and Ragan. From there I rode back down the trail. I saw a fire truck on Cedar Lane right by the Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Kevin's Deputy Motorcycle was under the underpass underneath Cedar Lane. There was an ambulance in the parking lot and a Rescue ATV in the lot. I'm guessing that somebody wrecked into the rip rap under the bridge, but that is only a guess. I rode on down the trail. In Cleveland Park I stopped to see a new sidewalk and bench with a large stone and a plaque for some kind of recipients. Then I took Washington from the zoo and climbed Hillside to get home.

www.strava.com/activities/5824737021



0 member views | 401 total views          report problem |
 
 My Blog Calendar
<<<Aug 2021>>>
MTWTFSS
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          
 My Recent Blogs
11/26 - Tubbs Mountain with Steve
11/17 - Ride with Bill and a Weir..
11/15 - Petco, OBR, SRT
11/14 - Sunday Ride
11/13 - Bill and Around
 My Recent Threads
10/9 - Ride, Calendar, and Journal
8/28 - Blog Views?
12/26 - 2019 Goals!
 My Profile
  Hawkeye761 click to learn more about premier membership

click to enlarge
view my journal
3,937 3,000 mi
Lifetime: 35,518 mi
Member No. 36528
Member since: Aug 2009
Home: Greenville, SC 
Surly Straggler
Touring Road bike
Clydesdales

The views expressed here are those of this author only and do not necessarily represent the views of, and should not be attributed to, bikejournal.com's owners. All blogs must follow the terms set forth in the blog agreement. Report any problems to the web administrator.
Copyright 2001-2021 bikejournal.com  |  All rights reserved