Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Riding the Squares

Star date March 4, 2015, Location: somewhere west of Daytona, Florida.

I will fill in some blanks later, but now I'm in northern Florida getting ready for bike week, having enjoyed six or eight weeks touring with my girlfriend and life is good.  She is now back in IL sitting out the balance of winter.

Last Saturday I took to the trails in South Florida in an area called "the squares", east of Everglades city in a national Park. The guys I wrode with live down here in Florida for the entire winter and they have been wriding every weekend.  I have been vacationing and getting out of shape.  Three hours
into the ride my muscle system completely gave out. We had a great ride. I would do it all over. I need, about three times a week, to get myself back in shape but by noon I had to park the bike and send the other guys ahead.  I gobbled down a candy bar and a bottle of water and relaxed for an hour. I can tell it's going to take weeks to be in shape for this season and I only have until Saturday for the ADV writer trans-Florida ride.   250 miles eash day... lots of sand... I'll update you on that early next week.

Next week after doing the weekend ride with ADV we will camp at holiday travel RV Park for Daytona bike week with my buddy Cliff Loose and will be taking in the entertainment and a couple projects for the entire week.

If you'd like to catch up quickly on some of my activities since the first of the year. You can follow me on Facebook at KurtzinPA and as fast as I keep up a post photographs to my photo website

Being on two wheels for the next two or three weeks I will try to take a couple days to catch up on blogging and keep you informed. Otherwise I'll see you along the routes. Have a great week.


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