crazyguyonabike 
Topic: Bicycle Touring [change]
About  Help  FAQ  Sitemap  Options  Sponsors  Donate 

  Schwalbe Marathon MONDIAL
expedition touring specialist
www.wallbike.com
  
  BEST PRICE GUARANTEED on BIKE TOURING GEAR - 5-Star Customer Rating - Free Same-Day Shipping > $120 – Price Match – CHECK TODAY’S DEAL NOW!
www.cyclocamping.com
  
  Schwalbe Quality INNERTUBES
15% OFF four-or-more!
www.wallbike.com
  
  CRAZYGUY T-SHIRTS, HOODIES, MUGS, AND MORE - Crazy Guy on a Bike merchandise at Zazzle. All profits go to support CGOAB.
www.zazzle.com
  

 Home  My  Journals*   Articles*  Forums*  Reviews*  Resources  Classifieds*  Serendipity  Ratings*  Directory  Search  Website
 Contents   Status  Latest  Thumbnails  Slideshow  Author  Guestbook  Printable  Edit  Relation  Search  Bookmark  RSS  Ratings

First Prev Next Last (28 pages) ContentsPage 1Page 2Page 3Page 4Page 5Page 6Page 7Page 8Page 9Page 10Page 11Page 12Page 13Page 14Page 15Page 16Page 17Page 18Page 19Page 20Page 21Page 22Page 23Page 24Page 25Page 26Page 27Page 28

Pedaling to the Mall


A bicycle ride from Ashland, WI to the Mall at Fargo, ND (and back again)

938 miles (1,510 km) over 16 days from July 12, 2003 to July 27, 2003

Topic: Bicycle Touring  
Categories: Tour diaries, Equipment lists, 2-4 weeks, Northern Tier, East to West, West to East
Locales: North America, United States, Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Cass, Fargo
Year: 2003

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

Copyright © 2003-2014 By Neil Gunton and Chiho Sakamoto - (contact)

Status: Completed Aug 2003Featured Journal #32
Last update: Tuesday April 3, 2007 06:48 (US/Pacific) (edited Thu 3 Jun 2010 22:53 (US/Pacific))
213,457 hits since August 10, 2003 (hitcounts updated nightly)
338 pics

Click here to see this page

Barnum! Motel! Restaurant! Yay! Life is good, if more than a little spaced out


Table of Contents

Introduction: Fargo??? Why Fargo?!? And --- the MALL????

The Route

Equipment Lists

      Neil's Equipment List
      Chiho's Equipment List

Wisconsin

      Day 1: Ashland to Maple - Tri-County Corridor, ATVs, Dust, Sand Traps, O Joy

Minnesota

      Day 2: Maple, WI to Barnum, MN - Heat, hills, headwinds and self doubt
      Day 3: Barnum to Waldheim Resort - Willard Munger Trail to Mozzie Fest
      Day 4: Waldheim Resort to Milaca - Tailwinds, Trucks and Houses on Wheels
      Day 5: Milaca to Little Falls - A lost watch, Mosquito Central and Hot hot hot
      Day 6: Little Falls to Parkers Prairie - Roadworks and Turkey Concentration Camps
      Day 7: Parkers Prairie to Pelican Rapids - Heat, Hills, Baby Deer and Roadside Yoga

North Dakota

      Day 8: Pelican Rapics to Fargo - Derailleur Hassles and the Joys of US 10
      Day 9: Rest day in Fargo - The Quest, Pool Frustrations and Extreme Ping Pong

Minnesota

      Day 10: Fargo, ND to Callaway, MN - The Saga of The Puppy
      Day 11: Callaway to Lake Itasca State Park - The First Flat, Storms, and an Otter
      Day 12: Itasca Lake State Park to Bena - Sun, Heat and Denny's Resort
      Day 13: Bena to Grand Rapids - Bad case of the Blahs
      Day 14: Grand Rapids to Cromwell - Closed Roads, Rain, Noisy Campground Assholes

Wisconsin

      Day 15: Cromwell to Brule - Heat exhaustion, and The Willard Munger Trail again
      Day 16: Brule to Ashland - the Final Stretch!

Conclusions: Lessons Etched in Pain and Suffering - All Good Fun!

Appendices

      Review: Bruce Gordon Rock N' Road Tour
      Review: Trek 520
      Review: Brooks B.67 Saddle
      Review: REI Half Dome Plus 2 Tent

Updates

      Update 1: Review of Softride Pro Suspension Stem
      Update 2: Quill Stem raiser + Softride Clamp-on Stem + REI Novara Butterfly Handlebar
      Update 3: New UltraLite Mirror and Halt! Holder
Related pages:


Show links to this doc


First Prev Next Last (28 pages) ContentsPage 1Page 2Page 3Page 4Page 5Page 6Page 7Page 8Page 9Page 10Page 11Page 12Page 13Page 14Page 15Page 16Page 17Page 18Page 19Page 20Page 21Page 22Page 23Page 24Page 25Page 26Page 27Page 28


"Pedaling to the Mall" Copyright © 2003-2014 By Neil Gunton and Chiho Sakamoto - (contact). All rights reserved.
Website Copyright © 2000-2014 by Neil Gunton Fri 24 Oct 2014 11:45 (US/Pacific) (0.137s)      Top    Link    Report    Terms of Service