Category Archives: Rest Day

Rest Day: Schenectady, NY

This may have been my most uneventful rest day yet (and I hope it is my last!). Thunderstorms came rolling through in the morning, and after breakfast I napped through most of them. With a brief window of opportunity, I … Continue reading

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Rest Day: Rochester, NY

Today was what I hope will be the final rest day of my trip. Inclement weather may still force an unexpected, and unwelcome, additional rest day, but if everything works out the way I hope, I’ll be biking every day … Continue reading

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Rest Day: Platteville, WI

Well, it was bound to happen at some point: today was the first rest day due to inclement weather. I had gotten late starts before and have had to change my destination because of weather, but not cancel a day’s … Continue reading

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Rest Day: Oelwein, IA

For this rest day, I spent the day with my mother. This marked the first time since June 10th, the first day of my trip, that my mother was not worried about me. After breakfast, we went the 20 miles … Continue reading

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Rest Day: La Crosse, WI

I just had two rest days in Minneapolis, so I didn’t really need another one so soon. However, because I have relatives in La Crosse that I haven’t seen in quite some time, I stayed over an extra day to … Continue reading

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Rest Days: Minneapolis

In my week 5 ‘Stats and Obervations’ post, I declared that Mitchell, SD was the unofficial halfway point of my trip. But I realized today that in reality, visiting the Twin Cities should be the unoffical halfway point. Sure, in … Continue reading

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Rest Day: Mitchell, SD

I had decided to make Mitchell my first rest day in more than a week. The weekend was very hot, with Sunday being the hotter of the two days, so I figured it would be in my best interest to … Continue reading

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