Day Eight: Chicago, IL to the Tippecanoe River, northern Indiana: so many miles

(This is Sunday’s post - that is, yesterday.) I did not sleep well last night, as I was fretting about today’s ride. I knew it would be long, and I feared that getting out of that enormous city would be difficult. I just couldn’t quite imagine how we could ride bikes all the way out … Continue reading Day Eight: Chicago, IL to the Tippecanoe River, northern Indiana: so many miles

Day Four: Baraboo, WI to Lake Mills, WI: Elephants, Lakes and Drumlins

Ringling Brothers’ Barnum and Bailey Circus came from Baraboo. (Note: real elephants should never be in circuses.) Our job today was to get from Baraboo, where we slept last night, to Lake Mills, a little town on Rock Lake about 30 miles east of Madison. I’ve done this section before (in 2019, I did a … Continue reading Day Four: Baraboo, WI to Lake Mills, WI: Elephants, Lakes and Drumlins