A Great Day . . . But Still in Texas!

Another great day on the bikes! We left Navasota Tx. this morning about 7:30 am on slightly damp pavement and partly cloudy skies overhead. The rain missed us and we rode through 20 miles of ranch land similar to yesterday. Then we entered Sam Houston National Forest for the next 55 miles. This was a completely different landscape than we had been used to. Pine forest stretched to the sun on both sides of the road. The trees weren’t that big in circumference but they made up for it in height. Some underbrush areas of the forest along the road were being burned off and some had obviously been burned in the last year or two. During our ride through the national forest we crossed a bridge over Lake Conroe. This area is just north of Houston, Tx. and we saw quite a number of cyclists on the road during the day. In New Waverly, Tx. we stopped for lunch amid hundreds of cyclist participating in an organized citizen ride. As we rode into Shepherd, Tx. at mile 75 we left the national forest and the two upright bike riders got in the van with Teresa. The four recumbents rode on for another 25 miles. The Hawk pushed us on a flat curving road that made for a great finish to our century ride. –Bob

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The Lone Wolf was mysteriously absent from the gate to his ranch.

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Early morning wet pavement

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Controlled under brush burn in Sam Houston National Forest

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20130330-213739.jpg Lake Conroe bridge

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20130330-214129.jpg Ron after a long day!

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5 thoughts on “A Great Day . . . But Still in Texas!

  1. Heidi

    Wonderful pix and commentary! All of you gents ave a safe and Happy Easter! Bike til your dogs bark!

    Heidi-Ho!

    Reply

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