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A Summer Well Spent


Cycling Across the Northern Tier and Through Upper Canada and On

4,442 miles (7,149 km) over 113 days from May 28, 2009 to September 17, 2009

Topic: Bicycle Touring  
Categories: Tour diaries, Folding bicycles, Tandem, 3-6 months, Northern Tier, West to East
Locales: North America, Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver, United States, Washington
Year: 2009
Keywords: Bike Friday tandem

Permalink: http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/5071

Copyright © 2009-2014 By John Fleckner - (contact)

Status: Completed Sep 2009
Last update: Sunday February 19, 2012 14:53 (US/Pacific) (edited Thu 1 Mar 2012 12:15 (US/Pacific))
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The 1821 farmhouse/inn designated as a landmark in the area of Lowbanks, Ontario, on the lakeshore.


Table of Contents

Introduction

Equipment
The Day Is Getting Closer
The Adventure Begins
A Big Step: Vancouver
A Day of Firsts: Vancouver-Bowen Island-Vancouver
Last Day in Vancouver: Seeing More of the City and More of the Sights
On the Road at Last, For Real: Vancouver to Abbotsford, BC
Back in the USA: Abbottsford, BC to Sedro-Woolley, WA
The World is a Small Place: Sedro-Woolley to Newhalem, Wa.
Rest Day/Test Day: Newhalem to Colonial Creek Campground
Gone Over to the Other Side: Colonial Creek Campground to Winthrop, Wa.
A Fine Place for a Rest Day: Winthrop, Washington
Hard At It Again: Winthrop to Tonasket,Wa
Still Climbing (and, briefly, descending): Tonasket to Republic Washington
Hail Collumbia!: Republic to Kettle Falls, Wa
All Within a quarter Mile: Kettle Falls, Wa.
Into the Woods: Kettle Falls to Ione, Washington
All Day Along the Pend Oreille River: Ione to Newport, Washington
Hello Idaho!: Newport, Washington to Sandpoint, Idaho
Getting to Know You: Sandpoint, Idaho
Damp Montana!: Sandpoint, Idaho to Bull River Campground
Heading North into Montana: Bull River Campground to Libby, MT
The Dammed Kootenai: Libby to Eureka, Montana
A Good Day's Ride to Whitefish: Eureka to Whitefish, MT
Respite on a Rainy Day: Whitefish, MT
Back to Glacier: Whitefish, MT to West Glacier, Mt
A Little Bit of Heaven: Going to the Sun Road, Glacier National Park
Biking Inn to Inn: West Glacier to Essex, MT
We Divide the Continent: Essex, MT to Two Medicine Campground, Glacier NP
Sleeping With the Glaciers: Two Medicine Lakes campground, Glacier NP
Now for Something Entirely Different: Two Medicine Lake campground to Cut Bank, MT
The Heart of the Hi-Line (Highway 2 across MT): Cut Bank to Chester, MT
Biking Montana County by County: Chester to Havre, MT
A Semi-Rest Day: Havre to Chinook, MT
Fleeing (Mosquitoes) Across Montana: Chinook to Malta, MT
A Hard(er) Day on the Hi-Line: Malta to Glasgow, MT
Into the Missouri River Valley: Glasgow to Wolf Point, Mt
The Answer is Blowin' in the Wind: Wolf Point to Culbertson, MT
And Now For North Dakota: Culbertson, MT to Williston, ND
A Classic American Fourth of July: Williston, ND
Rolling Along in North Dakota: Williston to Newtown, ND
A Hard Ride and a Near Disaster: Newtown to Minot, ND
Why Not Minot?: Minot, ND
Breaking Wind Across the Prairie: Minot to Rugby, ND
Same Landscape, Different Experience: Rugby to Minnewakan, ND
A Day Around Devil's Lake: Minnewaukan, ND to Nelson's Trailer Court, east of Devil's Lake, ND
New Faces Along the Way: Nelson's Trailer Court, east of Devil's Lake, to Cooperstown, ND
Riding and Reflecting: Cooperstown to Arthur, ND
Finding Fargo: Arthur to Fargo, ND
Things We Like About Fargo: Fargo, ND
Now For Something Entirely Different: Into the Northwoods: Fargo, ND to Tamarac Lodge, Round Lake, MN
Riding Around Lake Itasca: Round Lake to Lake Itasca, MN
Riding on the Rail Trail: Lake Itasca to Backus, MN
There is Nothing Wrong With an Easy Day: Backus to Brainerd, MN
Circling Lake Mille Lacs: Brainerd to Isle, MN
Minnesota: Friendliest People (But the Coffee is Awful Weak): Isle to Cambridge, MN
Working At Doing Very Little: Cambridge, MN
Back in Badgerland – But Eating Well in Minnesota: Cambridge, MN to St. Croix Falls, Wi
Rolling Through Wisconsin: St. Croix to Menomonie, Wi.
We Arrive In Chippewa Falls!: Menomonie to Chippewa Falls, Wi.
On The Road Again: Chippewa Falls to Abbotsford, Wi
Short But Rainy Ride: Abbotsford to Wausau, Wisconsin
On the Mountain-Bay State Trail: Wausau to Shawano, Wisconsin
Easy Riding: Shawano to Green Bay, Wisconsin
Bay to Lake: Green Bay to Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Across the Great Lake: Manitowoc, Wisconsin to Ludington, Michigan
Leisurely Into Michigan: Ludington to Bass Lake (?), Michigan
Thirty Two and Out: Irons (Bass Lake) to Leroy, Michigan
Through the Michigan Forests: Leroy to Clare, Michigan
Surprising Michigan: Clare to Bay City, Michigan
Inside the City by the Bay: Bay City, Michigan
Hello Summer!: Bay City to Marlette, Michigan
To The Edge of Michigan: Marlette to St. Clare, Michigan
Easing (Back) Into Canada: St. Clare, Michigan to Wallaceburg, Ontario
Another Great Lake: Wallaceburg to Rondeau Provincial Park, Onatrio
Along Land and Lake: Rondeau Provincial Park to Port Stanley, Ontario
Growing Fruits, Vegetables, and Wind: Port Stanley to Normandale, Ontario
Up and Down the Erie Coast: Normandale to Dunnville, Ontario
What We Done in Dunnville: Dunnvile, Ontario
To The Niagara, Almost The Falls: Dunnville to Chippawa, Ontario
Beautiful Niagara: Chippawa, Ontario to Lockport, New York
Forty Seven Miles on the Erie Canal: Lockport to Brockport, New York
A Final Day on the Canal: Brockport to Palmyra, New York
Another Great Lake: Palmyra to Wolcott, New York
North and East Along the Lake: Wolcott to Port Ontario, NY
Ah, Sweet Rest: Port Ontario, New York
Into the Adirondacks: Port Ontario to Boonville, New York
Sailing Through the Adirondacks: Boonville to Raquette Lake,New York
We Experience the Great Adirondack Camps: Raquette Lake to Blue Mountain Lake, New York
On and About the Lake: Blue Mountain Lake, New York
Adirondacks Means Mountains: Blue Mountain Lake to North Hudson, New York
Leaving the Adirondacks (In the Rain): North Hudson to Ticonderoga, New York
Heavenly Vermont: Ticonderoga, New York to Middlebury, Vermont
Over the Green Mountains: Middlebury to Bethel, Vermont
Woodstock, An Alternative to Reality: Bethel to Woodstock, Vermont
Wandering Woodstock: Woodstock, Vermont
Climbing Out of Vermont: Woodstock to Fairlee, VT
Climbing Into New Hampshire (and Avoiding Disaster): Fairlee, VT to North Woodstock, New Hampshire
Through the White Mountains: North Woodstock to Conway NH
A Little More New Hampshire: Conway, New Hampshire
Rolling (and Walking) Through Rocky Maine: Conway, NH to Norway, ME
More Maine: Norway to KOA Campground Augusta-Gardiner, Maine
To the Coast of Maine: KOA Augusta-Gardiner to Rockport, ME
We See the Sea: Rockport to Lincolnvlle, Maine
Maine in a Microcosm: Isleboro: Lincolnville, Maine
Even More Maine: Lincolnville to Castine, Maine
About Castine: Castine, Maine
Getting to the Point: Castine to Stonington, Maine
Another Day, Another Island: Stonington, Maine
Another Maine Coastal Town to Fall in Love With: Stonington to Blue Hill Maine
Last Day on The Road: Blue Hill to Searsport, Maine
A Few Final Words


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