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Old 04-24-2009, 07:41 AM   #46
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Excellent report!


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Old 06-23-2010, 04:26 AM   #47
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My brother-in-law, Pete and I were talking about getting together and riding somewhere. It is not that easy because he lives north of St. Paul, MN and I’m in Kansas City, MO. About that same time we were discussing getting together, I read about rokklym’s Trans Wisconsin Trail. I sent Pete the link to rokklym’s RR and asked if he was interested. He was! We agreed to meet in Dubuque, Iowa on August 13 to start our adventure.
The night of August 12 I was so excited I could not sleep. I left early, in the fog to ride to Dubuque to meet.

I rode gravel most of the way.



In Dubuque we were going to stay at the Hotel Canfield at $40 a night including tax.
I arrived first and checked the place out. It would not be worth $40 if they cleaned the sheets. It was a flop house. However, if you are ever looking for a $3.00 hooker I believe you could find one there. I went down the street to the Holiday Inn and booked a room. Pete took one look at the Hotel Canfield and knew to look for me elsewhere. For dinner we went to the Brickhouse Brewery for some good food and better beer and a lot of excited talk about the Trans Wisconsin Adventure Trail (TWAT) and more beer.


Takes me back...Grew up on the trail. Great report, sounds like y'all had a blast!
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Old 06-23-2010, 09:16 AM   #48
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Takes me back...Grew up on the trail. Great report, sounds like y'all had a blast!
I enjoyed WI so much I'm meeting 2 of my brother-in-laws new month and riding more of the State.
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Old 10-06-2010, 08:02 AM   #49
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Great Report!

I live in WI and am excited to try this route next year. Did you put together a RR for this years adventure? Where you ever able to get that stink our of your riding pants? I laughed so hard reading that part that i was crying!
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Old 10-06-2010, 08:23 AM   #50
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Thank you.

I did not put together a report for this years trip in. We rode around the Mississippi River on both the MN and WI side. Here is a link to the pictures. http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/album...6188811985#map

Maybe it is only in my mind but I'm not sure the stink ever left the pants.
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Old 10-06-2010, 08:51 AM   #51
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Great post, great pics, cool bikes and scenery.

Question:

Does anyone offer or sell a mini SD card with the TWAT layed out on it- something my cheeseball Garmin Nuvi 255 would read?

I don't have mapsource and would not know how to use it....

I bought some sled maps of MN & WI from a guy that loaded them on min SD cards that my cheap Garmin reads- thought maybe someone had devised and tested something like that with the TWAT all over it...

Anyones?

Also, if anyone or a group is heading for TWAT country from the Twin Shittes, whistle, I will back you up. Would love to learn my way around some of twat country. Long as you don't care if there is a KLR behind you.

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Old 12-28-2011, 04:54 PM   #52
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Great reports and pictures. Makes me a bit home sick
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