Tag: Badger State Trail

Trail of Beers: A Tale of Two Breweries

Panniers attached in anticipation of an epic beer run
(Pictures follow blog post, Update: Minhas Tour times correction) It was the best of beers, it was the worst of…weather. Who would have thought that the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend would set a record for warmth?  I can recall overcast skies, cold temperatures, and heavy rain putting a damper on the holiday in years... Read more »

Mountains, Shorelines, and the Midwest?

Apostle Islands
When you imagine scenic mountains and picturesque shorelines, you’re probably not thinking about the Midwest.  Caves and islands?  Seriously? With sights set on the grandeur of the Rockies or the sandy beaches of the Atlantic and Pacific, there is a tendency to overlook the fascinating diversity of terrain within a day’s drive of Chicago.  Have... Read more »