"The railroad tracks are still active west of Hamlin. It would be great if the Bloomingdale and MD-W could follow each other the way the Greenbay Trail and UP-N do, but it doesn't look like the right of way is wide enough."
"That's only because baseball and football player's got away with their "primitive" steroid use. The advanced, systematic cheating systems in cycling developed to try to out smart advanced anti doping policing. Since baseball and…"
"For me it's more about weather than distance. I start putting on bike specific gear when I'm uncomfortable in normal clothes. If it's hot I'm more likely to change into something wicking. If it's raining I'll break out…"
"Strava's data is subject to a massive selection bias and is therefore pretty low quality for planning purposes. I'd hope the city planners are smart enough to take this data with a grain of salt. This data would only show trips that Strava…"
February 22, 2016 at 8pm to February 23, 2016 at 2am
Update: Thanks to Anna for reviving the ride!You know the drill:Not to be confused with an athletic endeavor, we meet up at Gannon's Pub for a couple of drinks and ride to another dive somewhere. Meet up at 8, ride at 9. Destination is always TBA. See you there.See More
"I lived in Milwaukee from 2005-2008. It's a nice city with a good bike culture, however when comparing winter riding in Milwaukee to winter riding in Chicago you have to look at the difference in transit. Milwaukee transit is terrible. I…"
"Iowa and Missouri are very different culturally. Iowa has the northern midwestern "nice" commonly associated with Minnesota. I've ridden thousands of miles on Iowa roads without the support of RAGBRAI without incident. Also waiting to…"
"The top of a semitrailer is around 13.5 feet. The minimum vertical clearance to not require a low clearance warning is 16 feet. On rural roads there are many bridges with 14 ft of vertical clearance or less. 15 feet is a stupid height for…"
Hey Cameron! I actually got word this morning that they found us a host family. Yeah! They're pretty close to the campgrounds actually. I'd love to meet up that evening or somewhere along the way for some good ol fashioned chainlink fun. Thanks again for looking into it for us. Cheers!
Hey, for the IL beach SP ride, would you mind if myself and Brittany were to share a site with you and liz? we have a 2 (and 3) person tent of our own. I wasnt sure how this all worked so I put our names down on the spread sheet but that can easily be changed.