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Biking to Randleman N.C. From Jacksonville FL - Need Advice

Old 07-10-11, 07:22 PM
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Biking to Randleman N.C. From Jacksonville FL - Need Advice

Since June 1st I have biked around Florida for 1,260 miles to date. I am looking at Google Maps for my route to Randleman N.C. using the bike search feature.

I'm noticing there will be some long stretches through wooded areas and farmland and will no doubt require some stealth camping at times. I think my main concern is going to be drinking water and wildlife.

So far I've done well in Florida where I can leapfrog from town to town but next phase doesn't look as friendly.

Couch Surfing doesn't look too promising either in a lot of areas.

I could use some advice from the experienced.


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You will have much better luck with this in the Touring Forum and, perhaps, the Southeast Regional Forum. Good luck.
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Thank you Tom. I'll give it a try.
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I'm in Jax, but since you're starting from here I guess there's not much advice I can add.
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Originally Posted by Velo Gator
I'm in Jax, but since you're starting from here I guess there's not much advice I can add.
What she said ... Well Orange Park, but close enough :-)
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I would just plan for the unexpected. Snake bites, animal confrontations, immobilization due to accident or whatever.

https://www.rei.com/product/798479/ac...:referralID=NA

https://www.fenix-store.com/product_...oducts_id=2538 with extra set of batteries. I have a weaker 215 Lumen version and is ridiculously bright.
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Randleman? Cultural mecca of Randolph County. Lp
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