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Posted on: June 4, 2017

Why I always wear a helmet

Mary on a Roll

have had spills while cycling on the Trail that are unquestionably my fault, but also when I and a vehicle driver have miscommunicated.

I consider myself a cycling “enthusiast.” I track my miles and watch my average speed. There are day trippers who only ride the Withlacoochee State Trail intermittently, usually for fun. There are the serious riders who blow past me, s...

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Mary on a Roll
Posted on: January 13, 2017

The Withlacoochee State Trail is known as "the friendliest trail"

Mary on a Roll

After some time, I returned to the Withlacoochee Trail to begin cycling again with friends.

Last year I lost my husband; anyone who has experienced such a painful loss knows that it can be a struggle to find the way back to a new normal.  After some time, I returned to the Withlacoochee Trail to begin cycling again with friends. One day...

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Mary on a Roll
Posted on: January 13, 2017

Do you have a favorite creature on the Withlacoochee Trail?

I love gopher tortoises. I love the itty-bitty baby ones for which you have to look out carefully when cycling down the Trail.

I love gopher tortoises. I love the itty-bitty baby ones for which you have to look out carefully when cycling down the Trail. I love the big, old dirt-covered seniors who walk slowly with dignity in the grasses alongside the pavement.

Since the Trail is b...

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Mary on a Roll