West of Portland

Today we found another gem west of Portland OR.  The Stubb’s State Park has some great trails…plenty of climbing, beautiful forests, fun down hills.  And there’s great camping there as well, although we’re staying with Butch’s son in the center if the city. Another day planned for riding tomorrow!

The ferry across Lake Michigan, through WI and MN to SD

We were ready to get going on this trip and decided to take a ferry across Lake Michigan and then continue on to the Wisconsin Dells, with the plan to ride in La Crosse WI the following day.  Small world moment:  some National Park Rangers were doing a presentation on board the ferry and we … More The ferry across Lake Michigan, through WI and MN to SD

Day 5- Chelsea Michigan and the DTE Energy trails

Everyone in the state of Michigan is touting these new trails in Chelsea.  They are located on the Waterloo Recreation Area, which has thousands of acres and lots of possibilities.  There are three main trails: two intermediate and one advanced.  The trails are machine built, and are well designed.  There is not a rock, root … More Day 5- Chelsea Michigan and the DTE Energy trails