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Day 47: London, ONT to Brantford, ONT — 61 miles

Today was a quick, short day. The weather forecast showed that there was a chance of thunderstorms in southern Ontario this afternoon, so my goal was to get as far as I could before the severe weather hit. I mapped … Continue reading

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Day 45: Flushing, MI to Port Huron, MI — 78 miles

Today wasn’t quite as good as yesterday. The terrain wasn’t as flat. The tailwind wasn’t as strong, or direct. Clouds gathered throughout the day, looking more and more ominous. But it was still a good, fast day. Once again, I … Continue reading

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Week 7: Stats and Observations

This was a frustrating week, as there was a lot of down time and not much time spent biking. It was by far the shortest weekly distance, due to a combination of planned days off to visit with family, and … Continue reading

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Day 39: Strawberry Point, IA to Cassville, WI — 42 miles

For awhile, it looked like this was going to be a repeat of Friday. The morning began with a string of thunderstorms passing through the area, and I waffled back and forth over whether I should just stay in Strawberry … Continue reading

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Day 38: Postville, IA to Strawberry Point, IA — 50 miles

I knew that this was going to be a difficult day. The weather forecast showed that there would be a gusty wind coming out of the south, while the majority of my day I would be riding south, meaning a … Continue reading

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Day 36: Pepin, WI to West Salem, WI — 78 miles

Like yesterday, today was another day riding along Wisconsin’s Great River Road, next to the Mississippi River. Unlike yesterday, there were no significant climbs, and the day was a remarkably flat day. There were a few rolling hills, but other … Continue reading

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Day 34: Glencoe, MN to Minneapolis, MN — 50 miles

After yesterday’s grueling, rain-soaked, wind-filled day, the ride today was a study in contrast. The weather was sunny and warm, the wind was calm, and it was a short-mileage day that was low on stress and high on fun. I … Continue reading

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