Category Archives: Weather

Day 33: Redwood Falls, MN to Glencoe, MN — 70 miles

I couldn’t make up my mind about riding today. At first the weather forecast predicted thunderstorms, and I certainly wasn’t going to bike in that kind of severe weather. So I decided to stay an extra day in Redwood Falls. … Continue reading

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Week 5: Stats and Observations

For week 5, I’m starting to hit my stride: More distance! More states! More time zones! More wind! More weather! Day 26: Chadron to Batesland Day 27: Batesland to Mission Day 28: Mission to Platte Day 29: Platte to Mitchell … Continue reading

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Day 28: Mission, SD to Platte, SD — 81 miles

Today was one of the most difficult days of the trip so far — maybe the most difficult. It was an 80 mile day, and it was clear right from the start that the wind was going to be a … Continue reading

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Day 27: Batesland, SD to Mission, SD — 93 miles

Now that I was in South Dakota, I decided to stay in South Dakota. I needed to get up to Minnesota eventually, so to ride back down to Nebraska only to turn around and go north again later didn’t seem … Continue reading

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Day 26: Chadron, NE to Batesland, SD — 67 miles

Now THAT was an adventure! For the second day in a row, I checked the weather forecast just before I went to bed, and I awoke to find a completely different forecast, just hours later. I don’t know if the … Continue reading

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