Welcome to carbonstories.org. On this site you can learn about Michael Johnson-Chase and follow my blogs. With some exceptions, this site follows "theme based" cycling tours focusing on social and climate related issues. Slowed down observations of the world over days, weeks and months at 10 to 15 miles an hour can reveal a depth and quality of understanding about our environment often missed by faster modes of travel.

Southern Tier, Post 47

Southern Tier, Post 47

Day 52, post 47: I made it to Jacksonville, and all is good! Monday I catch the train to NYC. Looking forward to writing one or two closing posts tomorrow or Monday. Thanks to all of you who have followed my journey!

Check out my road cycling activity on Garmin Connect.

https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1679609379

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Pic 1, The ride into Jacksonville was highlighted by almost 20 miles on the Jacksonville Baldwin Trail, a rail to trail conversion.

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Pic 2, Once off the trail, I followed the Trout River, which is one tributary to the St John's, the largest river in Jacksonville.

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Pic 3, Another shot of the Trout River.

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Pic 4, On the campus of Florida State College, Jacksonville - beautiful grounds!

Southern Tier, Post 48

Southern Tier, Post 48

Southern Tier, Post 46

Southern Tier, Post 46