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SAGBRAW Day 6: Is this the end?

The final day of a bicycle tour is always full of mixed emotions. Part of you is glad that the physical challenge is just about over and you’re ready to sleep in a real bed; but deep inside you know that you’ll miss the people and the fun of bicycle touring. I love riding on […]

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SAGBRAW Day 4: Ouch, That Stings

The one rule to always follow on a bicycle tour is to never use anything new or untested on your trip. You will invariably run into a problem. I broke that rule on Wednesday and paid the price. As I was getting ready to leave Mishicot, I could not find my sunscreen.  Evidently I left […]

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SAGBRAW Day 3: Dang Glaciers

Tuesday’s ride started out from the Riverview Middle School in Plymouth. Plymouth is a sleepy little German community about 15 miles due west of Sheboygan. The town welcomed the  bikers with open arms and even put on a show Monday evening. The Junge Kamaradan, the only high school German band performed at the Plymouth City […]

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Day 1: Behind the Scenes at SAGBRAW

It takes a lot of hard work and volunteers to make a bicycle tour happen. The group at BikeWisconsin has built a successful model of attracting volunteers  to help out with many of the tasks that make the tour a success. Since the tour only has a couple full time employees; over 40 volunteers are […]

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Food On A Stick

A fair is just not complete without food-on-a-stick. And the Wisconsin State Fairis Utopia for those craving the rush of the latest food-on-a-stick delicacy. The folks at the fair have been kind enough to supply the list for your culinary scavenger hunt. Here are a few highlights: Apple Pie (Deep Fried) Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Tempura […]

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Getting ready to hit the road

In less than one week I’ll be on the open road touring the state by bicycle. For the 5th year in a row I’ll be a part of the Bikewisconsin.com group seeing the sights and experiencing the culture of Wisconsin the best way possible, by bicycle. This year’s ride, SAGBRAW, runs from August 1 – […]

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