Monthly Archives: July 2012

Day 44 July 31, 2012 Niagara Falls to Henrietta, NY

  Well today was a good day overall.  We had breakfast late (7:00 AM) and loaded our luggage at 7:45.  Bob and I were again one of the last to leave the parking lot headed for Rochester, NY. The skies were … Continue reading

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Day 43 – Rest Day – Niagara Falls, NY/Canada

Oh no … cannot be one week left … take me back west … Tired this AM – I got up @ 8:00 AM as coffee called… Bob was down for another 3/4 of an hour. I got my bills paid and … Continue reading

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Day 42 July 29, 2012 Brantford, Ontario to Niagara Falls, NY

We are back on our home turf (so to speak).  We crossed into New York about 2:30 this afternoon.  We are in state # 8 (not counting Ontario, Canada) and have now cycled over 3,200 miles.  Even WE cannot believe … Continue reading

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Day 41 July 28, 2012 London, Ontario to Brantford, Ontario

Just wrote “Day 41” and cannot believe it … tomorrow we will be in New York State – well-known territory for us!  such a strange mix of feelings .. we do not want this adventure to be over, yet today I … Continue reading

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Day 40 July 27, 2012 Port Huron, Michigan to London, Ontario, Canada

Wow this was such a day!  Were down to breakfast at 5:30 and loaded luggage at 6:00 AM.  It was a good thing they had oatmeal today!  It was actually still dark when we got up – sunrise 6:20 AM.  … Continue reading

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Day 39 July 26, 2012 Birch Run, MI to Port Huron, Michigan

Two Hour Rain Delay When our alarm went off at 5:15 AM this morning we could hear thunder and rain … oh no!  We stuck with the program and arrived at breakfast at 6:00 AM (along with the other 47 … Continue reading

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Day 38 July 25, 2012 Mt Pleasant, MI to Birch Run, MI

Remind me never to say “only 70 miles” again.  It turned out to be 77 miles and we rode in and out of a headwind from the beginning of the ride until the end.  We were primarily on beautiful country back … Continue reading

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Days 36 & 37 July 23 & 24, 2012 Manitowwoc, Wisconsin to Ludington, Michigan to Mt Pleasant, MI

Sorry we had to skip a day of writing and photos.  We were required to report to the ferry dock at 12:00 PM Monday for a 2:00 PM ferry.  The ferry actually arrived at 1:00 PM and then had to … Continue reading

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Day 35 July 22, 2012 Fond du Lac to Manitowoc, Wisconsin

Good evening (for us).  I am thinking this will be short today.  Somehow we seemed to jam our short day (58 miles) full of activity.  But it was a good day and we continue to be bummed as we are … Continue reading

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Day 34 July 21, 2012 Wisconsin Dells to Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Day 34?  OMG that means only 16 days left … when it was mentioned at RAP tonight, there was a collective groan … can’t believe it! Maybe we could take a LEFT and head south … We are really into the … Continue reading

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