Today we are treated to a stunning ride. The route, scenery, and road surface, combined with the fact that there are almost NO cars make for a perfect day on the bike.
Start city: Poplarville, MS
End city: Ocean Springs, MS
Total miles to date: 2301
Days in Mississippi: 1.5
Miles in Mississippi: 96
Pedaling time: 4 hours, 33 minutes
Avg. speed: 15.7 mph
Feet climbed: 2450
Fatigue factor: 7 out of 10
Wind: E 5-10 mph, headwind most of day
Road condition: 4 out of 5
Temperature extremes: 65 at ride start, 80 at ride finish
Mississippi mud pie: chocolate pie on a graham cracker crust
Kind and generous ladies at The Ramsey Creek Baptist Church serve us lunch and then we are on our way for the last 20 miles.
Before we go, a look at tonight’s menu board:
Tomorrow: Alabama, here we come!
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