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Super Biker Woman's Bike Touring · 20h ago

June 25--Day 13--Lucky 13!

I said goodbye to Sharon, as she left around 6:30 with another difficult day of headwinds ahead of her.  I left the park about 7:00 wanting to find the library and see if the wifi was on so ...
Super Biker Woman's Bike Touring · 20h ago

June 24--Day 12--Finally, Another Solo Woman!

This morning after crossing the Illinois River, and climbing away from the river basin, I had mostly just long straight roads heading east. Joy of joys, the wind was coming from the west! Fi...
Super Biker Woman's Bike Touring · 3d ago

June 23--Day 11--A Little Side Trip

After a great night's sleep, I woke up, got dressed, and waited for the rest of the house to wake up. Jennifer was up with the littles, Declan and Delancey not long after me. We had breakfas...
Super Biker Woman's Bike Touring · 4d ago

June 22--Day 10--On the 10th Day, I Stayed With 11

Today ended up being one of the reasons I love bike touring so much. It's the people--it's always about the people I meet.I left the hotel at 7:00. The weather was good, but it was shaping u...
Super Biker Woman's Bike Touring · 5d ago

June 21--Day 9--I'll Get No Bites Tonight!

Here's a shot from last night's sunset at Bennett County Park.Sunset over the soybean field  Today is the longest day, but was the shortest ride. Something seems not quite right about that--...
Super Biker Woman's Bike Touring · 5d ago

June 20--Day 8--It's Always Like This When I'm Tired

Boy, I sure could have slept longer this morning! Unfortunately, not really being in a campsite (although I did notice that my tent blended in quite nicely with the concrete bleachers), I wa...
Super Biker Woman's Bike Touring · 6d ago

June 19--Day 7--If You Build It, They Will Come

Last night I met Brian Wilson. No, not THAT Brian Wilson. Him and his buddies were staying at Elkader to go trout fishing. This morning as I was packing up, he came back to talk to me. After...
Super Biker Woman's Bike Touring · 1W ago

June 18--Day 6--A Conversation With My Dad

Even though my dad has been gone a couple of years now, it was as if I was talking to him today. I'll get to why in a moment. The weather was finally cooler this morning, like upper 60s cool...
Super Biker Woman's Bike Touring · 1W ago

June 17--Day t--Birds and Bears and Mounds, Oh My!

That's Effigy Mounds National Monument, not far from Marquette, Iowa. Yes, I made it to state number three! Also, since I've never been to Iowa, I can check another state off my list (now, t...
Super Biker Woman's Bike Touring · 1W ago

June 16--Day 4--Surprise, Back to Wisconsin!

Here's a couple of photos from last night.Mississippi River in the eveningAttempt at sunset I also met two other cyclists, Dylan and Sam. They are going to Port Townsend, WA from Maine. They...