Monthly Archives: July 2015

Day 46, 66 miles, Chatham to Port Stanley, ON

Today was a day when I got to like Ontario. Chatham was not a good experience as the town isn’t very attractive and my motel wasn’t really with the $50 I paid for it. I left early and headed out … Continue reading

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Day 45, 78 miles, Capac MI to Chatham ON.

Today started out great and ended really annoyingly. Lorrie made me poached eggs for breakfast using eggs from her own chickens and I headed off to ride the 23 miles to the bike shop in Richmond. I got there at … Continue reading

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Day 44, 95 miles, Midland to Capac, MI.

I started today riding past the Midland plants of Dow Chemical and into Saginaw.     And soon after there’s this classic sign, make up your own whittisism.    The downtown of Saginaw is a ghost town with lots of boarded … Continue reading

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Day 43, 75 miles, Reed City to Midland, MI

Darin and Marcia were fantastic hosts and even left the coffee machine set up for me because they left before I got up. Today I rode the entire day on the Pere Marquette trail. It’s a great trail with smooth … Continue reading

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Day 42, 52 miles, Ludington to Reed City, MI

Last night I was woken around 3 am by ¬†an an argument and cursing from the next door motel room. It was so loud I almost called the police, but then it stopped and a door slammed and somebody left. … Continue reading

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Day 41, 20 miles by bike, 52 nautical miles by ferry, Manitowoc WI to Ludington MI

I spent the morning and early afternoon in Manitowoc waiting for the ferry across Lake Michigan. I got into tiwn around 8:00 and had a cup of coffee while Ivesited for the ticket office to open at 9:30 when I … Continue reading

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Day 40, 46 miles, Appleton to just west of Manitowoc

Today was a gentle day and the last two low mileage days have done a lot to ease the painful shin split in my left leg. I got out of Appleton by riding through Lawrence University an the substantial homes … Continue reading

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