Day 23: The National Mustard Museum

Date: June 18th, 2019 Miles Traveled: 70 Weather: Mostly cloudy. Warm. Physical Status: Tired TL;DR: Mustard, Scottish chickens, metal graveyards, prairies, and a circus town. At around 7:30am, I woke up, said goodbye to Megan, wrote until 10:30am, packed up my things, went down the elevator, rolled up to the nearest bike path, and suddenly … Continue reading Day 23: The National Mustard Museum

Day 22: Madison ‘n’ Chill

Date: June 17th, 2019 Miles Traveled: 0 (My first actual rest day! Woo!) Weather: Good? (I don't even know. I stayed inside a majority of the day) Physical Status: Great TL;DR: Binge-watched Netflix, took a walk, got a burrito, and went out with Megan & friends. As I crept under the covers of Megan's air … Continue reading Day 22: Madison ‘n’ Chill

Day 21: America’s Copenhagen

Date: June 16th, 2019 Miles Traveled: 17 Weather: Overcast. Cool. Physical Status: "I'm so glad today's a low mileage day." TL;DR: A botanical garden, a zoo, and one bikeable city. After having breakfast with Brett and Doug, my previous hosts, I pedalled back onto the Glacial Drumlin Trail and traveled about 15 miles to the … Continue reading Day 21: America’s Copenhagen

Day 20: Les Go

Date: June 15th, 2019 Miles Traveled: 70 Weather: Clear in the morning, partly cloudy/overcast in the afternoon. Warm. Physical Status: Good. TL;DR: Guitartown, dozens of miles of rail trails, and a really cool, intellectual couple. After saying goodbye to Robert and his friend before they drove to the Fat Tire Tour of Milwaukee (FTTM) with … Continue reading Day 20: Les Go

Day 19: Cow Tales

Date: June 14th, 2019 Miles Traveled: 37 (+ an 83 mile ferry ride) Weather: Mostly cloudy. Cool Physical Status: Good. TL;DR: Ferries are fun... especially when you feel as if you're going to go overboard if you don't hold onto something. 😉 Today was a relatively relaxed day. Since my ferry ride across Lake Michigan … Continue reading Day 19: Cow Tales

Day 18: China Buffet

Date: June 13th, 2019 Miles Traveled: 56 Weather: Rainy, cold, and windy in the morning... Beautiful in the afternoon. Physical Status: Hanging in there. TL;DR: China buffet. Today, I awoke at around 6:30am on the couch of my previous hosts, Jakob and Kate. Teddy, their dog, was wide awake and proceeded to greet me by … Continue reading Day 18: China Buffet

Day 17: KZoo

Date: June 12th, 2019 Miles Traveled: 40 Weather: Gorgeous. Mostly sunny in the morning, overcast in the afternoon. Physical Status: Good TL;DR: Beautiful weather and some great bike trails. At around 8:00am this morning, I said goodbye to Jane and Al, my previous hosts, and set out on the road. Today was another gorgeous day. … Continue reading Day 17: KZoo

Day 16: Cereal City

Date: June 11th, 2019 Miles Traveled: 70 Weather: Mostly sunny, gorgeous Physical Status: Tired-ish TL;DR: A lost phone, disappointing waterfalls, a red brick road, and the land of cereal and balloons. This morning, I woke up late at around 6:45am, quickly packed up my tent, and rolled out of my stealth camping spot at around … Continue reading Day 16: Cereal City

Day 15: Peony Lane

Date: June 10th, 2019 Miles Traveled: 17 Weather: Partly cloudy, windy and a tad chilly. Physical Status: Solid TL;DR: Engineering things, natural history, and creepy wildlife sounds. After having breakfast with Jon this morning (Jen had... *shudder* jury duty) and attempting to fix my camera for 2 hours, I said my goodbyes and set out … Continue reading Day 15: Peony Lane

Day 14: Goat Kids 4 Sale

Date: June 9th, 2019 Miles Traveled: 72 Weather: Cool and overcast. Tailwinds alllll day. Physical Status: Tired but good. TL;DR: Glorious tailwinds and Michigan bike paths. At 5:30am, I woke up, packed up my tent, gotten eaten alive by mosquitos, and promptly rolled out of my stealth camping spot at around 6:15am. Today, I would … Continue reading Day 14: Goat Kids 4 Sale