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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 15 [Wabash Trace/IA]

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Talking of “Wabash” (Trace): it might be nice, while reading this post, to also listen to the song “Wabash Cannonball”. After all, it was this legendary fictitious train that gave the trace its name. Here the video with the version … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 14 [Chief Standing Bear Trail/NE]

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OK, let’s continue here: RailTrailsRoadTrip – Tag 14 [Chief Standing Bear Trail, Nebraska] OK, dann geht es jetzt hier weiter: Basically, the Chief Standing Bear Trail was quite similar to the previous one and again led me through a very … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 14 [Blue River Trail/KS]

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This morning I woke up quite early, even without having set an alarm: at 7 AM. Was it the fact that we wanted to do not one but two rail trails on that day? I don’t know. Anyway: I dressed … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 13 [Independence/MO – Beatrice/NE]

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After a good breakfast [2 pancakes and 2 breakfast link sausages for Mary, an egg, 4 sausage patties and 2 cups of coffee for me] we got on the road on another wonderful autumn day – cool but sunny. The … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 11 [Katy Trail]

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After a good and relatively long night we woke up between 7:30 and 8AM. It was still overcast and cool outside, but there was no more rain. For breakfast we again had some stuff from the breakfast basket and from … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 9 [St. Louis/MO – Hermann/MO]

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Even if it would have been a short distance only – according to Google Maps 92.3 miles [1 hr 41 mins] if we had taken I-70. But on the one hand we usually avoid the big Interstates, preferring the smaller … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 8 [St. Louis]

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We had reserved this day for St. Louis itself, since despite all our bicycling plans we also didn’t want to neglect the “sights by the wayside”. RailTrailsRoadTrip – Tag 8 [St. Louis] Diesen Tag hatten wir uns für St. Louis … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 7 [Old Chain of Rocks Bridge]

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As mentioned in my previous post, now it only remained to cross the Mississippi again, just as little as about 1 mile on the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge, to then meet Mary on the other, the Illinois side, where … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 7 [McKinley Bridge Bikeway]

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As said in my previous post about our RailTrailsRoadTrip we then drove to the beginning of the McKinley Bridge Bikeway, to cross the Mississippi by bicycle. RailTrailsRoadTrip – Tag 7 [McKinley Bridge Bikeway] Wie im vergangenen Bericht schon gesagt sind … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 7 [Madison County Transit Schoolhouse Trail]

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I’d call this the first “real” day of bicycling because we did 4 different trails in Illinois and Missouri, or at least parts of them [Madison County Transit Schoolhouse Trail, McKinley Bridge Bikeway, St. Louis Riverfront Trail und Old Chain … Continue reading