500 at 50 – The Return Trip

Day One - Gloves, Wallets, and Mushrooms I decided to add an extra half day to my return trip for several reasons. While I'd made the trip up in three days, they had been long days, and I wanted some time to unpack and relax on Sunday. I also didn't feel like tackling all the …

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I HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED MY "500 at 50" bike trip from home to our campground in Empire and back. Quick Summary: Total days: 6.5 Total miles: around 600 Calories burned: 24,000 (about 7 lbs. worth) Total hours spent in the rain: 12 (all in one day) Towns visited: 30 Coffee consumed: around 1 gallon of …

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Ann Arbor to Glen Arbor Highlights, Part 3

Day Three - Climbing Up The Mountain, Children One other benefit of staying at Hermann's Hotel in Cadillac was the bike shop just 100 yards away, and they checked out and adjusted the bike for me. Logan at McLain's Cycle and Fitness gave me some advice on a route to Mesick, which (finally!) turned out …

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