Sunday, August 23, 2009

Out in the middle..........

Somewhere near Bon Aqua and Lyles, TN
August 22, 2009

After your first day of cycling, one dream is inevitable. A memory of motion lingers in the muscles of your legs, and round and round they seem to go. You ride through Dreamland on wonderful dream bicycles that change and grow. ~H.G. Wells

The tifosi, from Littlelot, TN

Tarkington store, est 1927

40 miles of dirt and gravel just to see
the chicken cross the road

The tifosi, from Bon Aqua, TN

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Where the hell are we going.....

Gordonsville, TN
August 4, 2009

Im only happy when it rains
Im only happy when its complicated
And though I know you cant appreciate it
Im only happy when it rains

An omen of things to come???

not fast enough....

Did I mention it was HOT!!!

Praying we get back home....

Frank gives AWESOME directions

Then......... All HELL breaks loose

Thursday, July 23, 2009

If I ever get back home........

Primm Springs, TN
July 21, 2009

Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes by that don't change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow. Jack Kerouac

Here we are, on this dot.

Frank giving directions

Where are we? We're not lost!

Where are we, part II. We may be lost !?

Then the rain came.......

Where are we part III, we are lost !

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Flynn's Creek, TN

Gainesboro - Flynn's Lick
July 14th, 2009

Southern Accents - Tom Petty
There's a southern accent, where I come from
The young'uns call it country
The yankees call it dumb
I got my own way of talkin'
But everything is done, with a southern accent
Where I come from

don't we pay wheel taxes??

Flynn’s Lick got its name from a man named Flynn who lived here: deer would come to

the creek area and lick for black sulphur which had a salty taste.

For several years the creek was the road. In 1914 Jackson County voted some road bonds,

and the road was taken out of the creek and built alongside the creek..........

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Beechgrove, TN
July 7th, 2009

Today's song stuck in my head...........

Up Around the Bend - Creedence Clearwater Revival

There's a place up ahead and I'm goin' just as fast as my feet can fly
Come away, come away if you're goin', leave the sinkin' ship behind.

Come on the risin' wind, we're goin' up around the bend.

No words more true......A land of legend, a land of song,
A land of hallowed and heroic memories


Ron's best attack of the day!
Southern Ingenuity ???