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Rising Out of the Minnesota Prairie, a Five-Dome School

Grand Meadow, Minnesota GRAND MEADOW, MINNESOTA—Riding out of the wrinkled Mississippi River watershed we rolled west into the Minnesota prairie on State Road 16. More than a century ago, agricultural Mondrians had plowed a vast ocean of grass into geometric … Continue reading


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Heading East for Home but Waylaid by Lindbergh’s VW Beetle

LITTLE FALLS, MINNESOTA—Heading home after two weeks on the road, crossing into my home time zone yesterday at the border of North Dakota and Minnesota infected me with get-home-itis. Starting every day by riding into the rising sun as it … Continue reading

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Soggy Tofu and High Fructose Corn Syrup

Waking up to a high gray overcast and news that is was raining in Sturgis was all I needed to know. We were going to get wet. On the road at 0749, we got maybe an hour or two down … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Out of Town on a Twisty Road

FAIRMONT, MN: Being an anal retentive person who takes quiet joy in the passage of arbitrary milestones large and small, nothing gives me greater pleasure than watching Ole Blue’s odometer turn to the next thousand, or even the next hundred. … Continue reading

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