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90-year-old Louisville man bikes more than 900 miles to Florida

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Family members of Bert Blevens snapped this photo as he arrived to Siesta Key, Florida. Family members of Bert Blevens snapped this photo as he arrived to Siesta Key, Florida.
Photo taken by family and friends of Bert Blevens. Photo taken by family and friends of Bert Blevens.
Photo taken by family and friends of Bert Blevens. Photo taken by family and friends of Bert Blevens.
Photo taken by family and friends of Bert Blevens. Photo taken by family and friends of Bert Blevens.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB)---The 90-year-old Louisville man who was biking more than 900 miles to Florida, has finally arrived.

We first introduced you to Bert Blevens in August.

He planned to ride his recumbent tricycle to Siesta Key, Florida.

He arrived on Friday after biking for 21 days.

Blevens was greeted by friends and family who sprayed him with champagne.

During the trip he was escorted first by his son, and then his daughter.

Blevens made the trip at the age of 80 and wanted to try it again.

He is a World War II veteran, who has received a Silver Star and Purple Heart.

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