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The Great River Road Ride

We rode from the headwaters of the Mississippi River in Itasca, Minnesota, to the Gulf of Mexico at New Orleans , Louisiana and back… We completed the first leg–from Hastings, MN to Itasca, MN and back then crossed into Prescott, … Continue reading

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DAY ONE / Hastings, MN to Itasca, MN

It’s another perfect weather forecast calling for rain and not a cloud in the sky. I load the raingear into the saddlebag and head down the highway to meet the cowboys at the Buckboard in Lakeville, Minnesota. Our meeting is … Continue reading

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DAY TWO / Itasca, MN to Hastings, MN

It is so incredible quiet and peaceful this morning. I am showered and up and loaded by seven am. The men are sleeping in. I am cleaning the bike with the magic micro fiber cloth which stays damp with the … Continue reading

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DAY FOUR / Fulton, IL to Columbia, IL

We are rolling out of Moline, IL at about 9 AM and there’s not a cloud in the sky, its 65 degrees and a beautiful sunny day.  We covered 371 miles yesterday.  Life is good!  We wearing coats, hats and … Continue reading

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The Haystack

It’s a brisk and windy autumn morning in Minnesota the temperature is about 52 degrees and the sky is partly sunny. It’s 6:30 AM and I’m headed to meet my brother for breakfast in South St Paul. He’s an over-the-road … Continue reading

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