A lovely introduction to Wisconsin

Day 27 Miles: 106 Mileage from start: 2,437 A while back, I was talking to my friend Alena about how I want to live where it never gets above 75 in the summer. Alena, who is from Duluth, Minnesota, said I should move to Minnesota because that’s what the weather is like.  She was so […]

Halfway Day!

Day 26 Miles: 128 Mileage from start: 2,331 Today, the weather was great. If I couldn’t see it for myself, a nice lady with gray hair twisted up and pinned perfectly biking along the Paul Bunyan Trail with us told me. “Perfect day,” she said, beaming. The temperature was pleasant, the breeze was mild and […]

The raccoons ate our breakfast!!

Day 25 Miles: 113 Mileage from start: 2,203 Last night at dusk, looking at the edge of the woods about 100 feet from our campsite, I saw a raccoon scamper excitedly into the campground. A few seconds later, another one followed.  We had been told to put our food in the bear boxes, which we […]

Riding through Minnesota lakes

Day 24 Miles: 111, I think Mileage from start: 2,090 Yesterday, the cycle computer on Richard’s bike recorded an additional 14 miles. But at some point yesterday the magnet that marks each time the wheel rotates 360 degrees got knocked out of line with its sensor. And he didn’t notice until 5 or 10 miles […]