Day 41 Columbia County Park to Watertown

Strava link Satellite tracking Today I went on a wild goose chase down the wild goose trail all the way from Fond du Lac to Watertown. It’s a crushed limestone rail trail. It was a lot of fun to ride and the tree cover protected me from an unfriendly wind. But before I got toContinue reading “Day 41 Columbia County Park to Watertown”

Day 40 Shawano to Columbia County Park

Strava link Satellite tracking All good things have to come to an end. My brother ended his riding adventure today and started his travel home adventure with his solo ride into Green Bay to drop off his bike. Then an Uber to a good will store to buy a suitcase, then a bus ride toContinue reading “Day 40 Shawano to Columbia County Park”

Day 38 Eagle River to Pickeral Point

Strava Link Satellite tracking Today’s lesson on the education tour comes literally from the road. You can have a map and a plan but you’re not in control of everything. Circumstances change usually without any warning one minute you’re riding on perfectly smooth pavement with a wide shoulder and for no apparent reason theContinue reading “Day 38 Eagle River to Pickeral Point”

Day 37 Mercer to Eagle River

Strava link Satellite tracking Two separate stories today. First, the most gorgeous, beautifully groomed, smooth, well maintained bike path I’ve ever seen in the middle of nowhere. If this was someone’s pork barrel project and I benefited from it is that what privilege is? The bike path is 50 miles long in the middle ofContinue reading “Day 37 Mercer to Eagle River”

Day 35 Birchwood to Clam Lake

Strava link Satellite tracking We’ve all heard it before, but sometimes you have to stop and smell the flowers. Clichés are clichés for a reason, there are things that we just need to hear more than once. Somethings in life you have to do alone. Some things you’ll choose to do alone. But, when youContinue reading “Day 35 Birchwood to Clam Lake”

Day 34 Balsam Lake to Birchwood

Strava link Satellite tracking Today we just rode and talked, we didn’t solve any world problems but we didn’t cause any either. We had a great day of riding. About middle to late afternoon we started encountering more and more ATVs and had no real idea where they were going or what they were doing.Continue reading “Day 34 Balsam Lake to Birchwood”

Day 33 Minneapolis to Balsam Lake

Strava link Satellite tracking I have a special treat for the next 7 to 10 days as my brother has joined me from Atlanta to ride through most of Wisconsin together before he flies home out of either Green Bay or Milwaukee. My friend Rick dropped Doug and I off at the start ofContinue reading “Day 33 Minneapolis to Balsam Lake”

Day 30 Dalbo to Minneapolis

Strava link Satellite tracking As nice as it is to meet new friends along the way. It’s very comforting and relaxing to be around old friends (sorry, friends of long-standing) the years seem to melt away and it’s just like we were back in college harassing each other laughing together and enjoying each other‘sContinue reading “Day 30 Dalbo to Minneapolis”