The Keys to Freeze team enjoyed warm weather and pleasant skies from Alabama through Texas. The days grew longer as our landscape dissolved away from the flat and lush Florida panhandle to the more arid climate west of the Mississippi River.
In New Orleans, time slowed as we celebrated our first 1,500 miles on the road with three days off. We explored the city and found peace in our rest.
Our trip has become less comfortable, but perhaps more satisfying. The vast landscape of Texas brought both intense, motion-stopping headwinds and hosts who bent over backwards to accommodate our tired and dragging team.
But with the hard miles came wide smiles. We’re finding our groove, and shaking off the last of the East. We are moving West, and fast, and discovering a new part of the country, one with wide open spaces and the sounds of our singular locomotion pushing us further towards the national parks of Utah and beyond…
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Read more Keys to Freeze adventures on Narratively as our six daring cyclist friends make their way from the Florida Keys to Deadhorse, Alaska.