The Pedalshift Project 356: Space Coast Loop - Part 4

The Pedalshift Project 356: Space Coast Loop – Part 4

The final day of the Space Coast Loop was supposed to be the easiest… a familiar route and a familiar destination, with maybe a quirk at the end. But would my luck avoiding mechanicals finally run out and would making a route change in the middle of the ride end up putting me in the middle of an interstate highway?

The Pedalshift Project 356: Space Coast Loop - Part 4

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Space Coast Loop – Part 4

  • An Early Start: Starting in St. Cloud, riding by a nearby farm.
  • Route Change: Deciding to take a more direct route including an unfamiliar trail.
  • Riding on US 192: Riding on US 192, recalling past experiences.
  • Assessing Traffic Conditions: Planning to evaluate safety and traffic near Disney Resort.
  • A Mechanical Issue: Facing and resolving a chain jam.
  • Discovering and Using Trails: Finding and using multi-use paths and trails.
  • Encountering Wildlife and Agriculture: Commenting on cows and agriculture near urban areas.
  • Navigating Challenges: US 192 is a bad idea to ride when it crosses I-4!
  • Reflecting on Planning vs. Reality: Reflecting on the differences between planning and actual conditions.
  • Concluding at Coronado Springs Resort: Ending the day at Coronado Springs Resort, opting for a lift to another location.


Miles biked 34.8
Terrible route change ideas 1
Creams in my iced coffee 2
55+ resorts biked by 3? more?
Chain jams 1
Flats 0

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