2012 bike trip notes:
-20 miles from home to Hariet Isl.
-4.5 miles from Hariet Isl. to Gateway Trail
-2:10PM - holiday stop at snowman=$4.20
-mile 42.6 is the end of the Gateway Trail
-mile 48.3 is Stillwater. The heat is really getting to me.
-$16.00 at Leo's Grill and Malt Shop
-$3 for an espresso at The Daily Grind
-$3 water at Luckys
-63.5 miles to Willow River. Stuck in the storm, took a wrong turn and chafed like hell.
Terrible sleep due to a large storm. Got up at 5ish and again at 7:46.
-3oatmeal packs and coffee for breakfast.
-depart at 10AM
-$1 for 2 bananas
-Somerset, WI - 74 miles(10 miles from Willow River)
-Osceola at 88 miles - cute little town.
-rest stop at Holiday in Osceola 88.8 miles
-$13 at WalMart
99.7 miles at Taylors Falls
-Romayne's in Taylors Falls = $10.50 for a Western burger....not even close to as good as the black and blue burger yesterday.
-$2.50 for a water and Gatorade
-114 miles at the campsite in Wild River State Park
Up at 7:10AM
On the road at 9AM
-$8.50 on sunscreen
11AM at the Washington Cty border 7 miles south of Lindstrom on Olinda Trail
-Scandia (139.8 miles)at 11:30AM ... $6 on nut roll Gatorade and two waters...stomach hunger pangs
- looks like the trail is going to be full of newbies and families-what fun...
-$2 bottle of water at snowman
-$21 at Birchwood Cafe
Day one: 63.5 miles
Day two: 50.5 miles
Day three: 73.9 miles
187.9 total miles
Superfly at Elm Creek with Doug, Tony, Guse, Matt Lee, and Hatcher was there with his dentist friends. Great time!
Liam on his MT200 rode the new easy section 4 times and the intermediate short section once. I love riding with Liam...he is great fun!