Category: Minnesota

Frozen 40 – 2015

Frozen 40 – 2015

This is a review of doing the Frozen 40 Fat Bike event in Maple Grove MN in 2015. First of all here is a low down on a bit of the event. In year 1, over 50 racers registered.  In year 2, the 100-racer cap was reached months in advance […]

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Heck of the North

Heck of the North

For those not familiar the Heck is a relatively flat ‘gravel’ race on what are often bumpy/dusty gravel roads NW of Duluth.  The route is punctuated with a long finishing climb and a scattering of trail sections.  Most years the trail sections are very wet to the point of requiring […]

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Day One of Ohio Adventure – Mohican

Day One of Ohio Adventure – Mohican

So just a brief blog to talk about a trip I did to do a mt bike race in Ohio. Left on this day and made a small road trip. So leave Canada driving on day one and make destination to stay overnight in Eau Claire Wisconsin. Driving down HWY […]

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Day 25 and 26 – Final Day of Road Trip USA 2013

Day 25 and 26 – Final Day of Road Trip USA 2013

13 November 2013 Day 25 – and end. So all good things must come to an end. Well last day of trip. Get up this morning and enjoy the powerhouse breakfast at the Best Western. Homemade french toast and bacon, nice and good juice. Then pack up car and head […]

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Day 1 of Road Trip USA 2013

Day 1 of Road Trip USA 2013

Day 1  of Road Trip USA 2013 October 20 2013  Thunder Bay – Burnsville, MN Leave Thunder Bay early on road. Good conditions and about 4C but good temperature Short stop at border where asked a few questions by US Customs but overall no problems Once across the border do a […]

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3rd Day of Minnesota Adventure the Journey Home

3rd Day of Minnesota Adventure the Journey Home

3rd Day of Minnesota Adventure the Journey Home Govt building in 2 Harbours MN We get up this morning and I pack everything into the car. It is now all loaded up with everything. We check out of the hotel, I let car run for awhile so Jen’s dog will […]

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2nd day in Saint Paul The Adventure Continues

2nd day in Saint Paul The Adventure Continues

2nd day in Saint Paul The Adventure Continues The State Capital Today we get up and are off to another adventure in Saint Paul. First challenge of the day is to find a gas station. We drive around for a bit with my gas light on. I make a wrong […]

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A Hockey Adventure to Minnesota to See Hockey Day 1

A Hockey Adventure to Minnesota to See Hockey Day 1

A Hockey Adventure to Minnesota to See Hockey Day 1 Our hotel room Good evening this is a blog of a trip I did back in November 2008. I am off to Saint Paul, Minnesota to see a weekend hockey game at the Excel Centre of Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche […]

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