Day 27: Barn Bluff

Date: June 22nd, 2019 Miles Traveled: 40 Weather: Clear in the morning, mostly cloudy in the afternoon. Warm. Summary: At 5:30am, I woke up, quickly packed up my tent, and descended down from the empty ice hockey rink nestled in a large park (my stealth camping spot) into downtown Red Wing, Minnesota. Stopped at a … Continue reading Day 27: Barn Bluff

Day 26: Steve-Land

Date: June 21st, 2019 Miles Traveled: 50 Weather: Overcast in the morning, partly cloudy in the afternoon. Moderately warm. Summary: At 7:00AM, I packed up my tent and texted my previous host to check whether or not I should lock the front door to her house before I departing for the day. Not only did … Continue reading Day 26: Steve-Land

Day 25: Mississippi Ridin’

Date: June 20th, 2019 Miles Traveled: 44 Weather: Clear in the morning, overcast in the afternoon. Warm with a slight tailwind. Summary: Said goodbye to my previous hosts in La Valle, Wisconsin and rode onto the Great River State Trail, a multi-use dirt path that runs right alongside the Mississippi River. Stopped at a pavilion … Continue reading Day 25: Mississippi Ridin’

Day 24: Gateway into the Spirit Realm

Date: June 19th, 2019 Miles Traveled: 70 Weather: Beautiful. Partly/mostly cloudy. Physical Status: Tired, but goodSummary:Left La Valle at around 8:00AM and traveled along the "400" State Trail, the Elroy-Sparta Trail, and the Sparta-La Crosse Trail for most of the day. A significant portion of the Elroy-Sparta Trail was closed due to rain damage -- had … Continue reading Day 24: Gateway into the Spirit Realm

Update: July 5th, 2019

Hey all! Warning: apologetic reflection incoming. Over the past couple weeks, I haven't nearly as been proactive about posting stories about my travels as I thought I would be and I apologize for that. I set a very high bar for myself early on and continually struggled to find the time needed produce posts that … Continue reading Update: July 5th, 2019

Update: July 1st, 2019

Hey all! Thanks for your patience with regard to this blog. Although it may seem like I've gone missing in action, I assure you that I am alive and well! And by "well" I more accurately mean "not in a hospital or laying in a ditch on the side of the road". 😉 Unfortunately, I … Continue reading Update: July 1st, 2019

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