Miles Today: 44
Miles to Date: 11,836
States to Date: 28
Riding through the exurbs of any American city is the least enjoyable part of my journey. Pedaling forty-four miles into Houston, the fifth largest metropolitan area, fastest growing among the top twenty, and notoriously ill willed toward cyclists, was simply a chore.
In order to gauge my progress across this featureless landscape littered with attention grabbing signage, I decided to stop at every five-mile interval and photograph whatever I saw at that point; a game we played in graduate school photography class. Can you find patterns in this urban cacophony?