Category Archives: Summer Ride

Summer 2013 I decided to ride 2200+ miles from AA to Omaha to Detroit.

Top 10 Indicators Your Bicycle Garmin Unit is Cheating on You with a Newer Model

10. Your GPS unit calls *this* a road: — 9. You indicate to “Avoid freeways” and it does…except in cases when the highway it leads you to happens to *also* be a freeway for several miles! — 8. Your Garmin … Continue reading

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Chicago – Home

Alt title- Summer Ride, The Final Leg — My route home from Chicago took me again through hospitable Hammond, IN, into Bear Cave Resort in Buchanan, MI, and again across the kind and lovely friends and family in Battle Creek, … Continue reading

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Home Again, Home Again – Jiggity Jog

My summer bike ride officially concluded on August 8, 2013.  Enjoy some photos of the Detroit River-Walk and surrounding areas. — — Cheers, Rob

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MI State Capital

While in Lansing, I got a chance to explore the capital building for my first time in many years. It was under construction, but this didn’t stop us from running our own self guided tour. — — Fun fact: MI … Continue reading

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Bear Cave

Bear Cave Campgrounds showed up on my radar when I found out at ~9pm (read: My bedtime for most of this trip!) that Warren Dunes State Park (my original planned overnight stop) was sold out! While I initially griped quite a … Continue reading

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Chicago 4 – Summer Ride

For those of you that have been following my summer bike ride, you may have already seen the photos I took of Chicago on my way out (If you haven’t and are interested, they can be found here: Chicago 1,  Dyke … Continue reading

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Iowa City to Chicago

My summer ride continues.  Only a few days after the end of the RAGBRAI, I have left Iowa and continued on to Chicago, Illinois.  Despite a few horrendously rainy days, I was still able to take a few photos along … Continue reading

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