RLT: MI & Back – Leg 6

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 6

Wednesday August 8th On the way north we skirted Detroit to the west, but starting this morning we are already ‘into’ the metro area so trying to sort out what tack we should we take to get past the city.  Wait, we’re not sailing – well if the saying fits use it right?  Rabbit...

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 5

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 5

Tuesday August 7th All too soon it’s time to head towards home.  So hard to say good bye, even when you know it’s only temporary…  We wanted to leave pretty early, in order to get close to Detroit today.  Funny enough it was comfortable getting back on the bike – just felt ‘right’ in...

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 4

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 4

Saturday August 4th Early start today… We are right on target to get to the concert this afternoon, but we don’t have any extra time and we have to make a quick stop for some sundries.  There is a heavy dew and it’s down right chilly compared to the previous days so liners go...

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 3

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 3

Friday August 3rd We got up really late then had coffee with the host.  Turns out we grew up in the same part of the country, talked about kids, work, good conversation about this that and the other.    Left really really late!  Like 10:15.  Good thing we racked up some miles yesterday ;-). Starting...

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 2

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 2

Thursday August 2nd Morning started out with heavy low-lying clouds.  I overheard the host talking with her husband about ‘calling for heavy rain all day’, shoot! We got down the road an hour or so before the rain started.  Climbing up that first ridge it was just overcast with a few drops, second a...

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 1

RLT: MI & Back – Leg 1

Wednesday August 1st Well, by the time we got packed and ready it was 7… not too bad, only 2 hours late 😉 Hot (88 deg) muggy day… First impressions? Can definitely feel the extra weight. It’s not awkward or unwieldy so much as ‘just there’. I suppose that’s kind of the definition of...