Category Archives: Bike Camping/ Touring

Train to NOLA

Hi Friends, I am thrilled to tell you that I’m going to be taking the train to New Orleans this morning, with my bike, my panniers, and a lavender-scented eye pillow.  I haven’t done a train trip since I was … Continue reading

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Lake Maria State Park

I have returned, hale and hearty, from my epic adventure to Lake Maria State Park. I ultimately packed pretty much exactly what I said I would–I can’t remember including anything else. So, how did it go? In short, it was … Continue reading

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Planning an adventure

Time for an adventure! I’m spending the day out with friends and bikes. We’ll start by taking our bikes on the Northstar Commuter Rail to Big Lake, MN. From there, it’s a 12-mile bike ride to Lake Maria State Park, … Continue reading

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Go to Holland with me

I’m not kidding.  Not even a little. The Netherlands Board of Tourism and KLM Airlines is having a contest where two people win a trip to tour the Netherlands by bicycle.  In return, the contest winners report back what they see, … Continue reading

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Lowrah’s summer of bike camping- Pt. 2

This is Part II of my bike camping reflection.  Part I is here. Becky, Greta, Kat and I chose the Lake Auburn campsites in Carver Park, just west of Excelsior along the southern shore of Lake Minnetonka.  I had heard … Continue reading

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Lowrah’s summer of bike camping- Pt. 1

I’m sure I’ve said it here before, but my goal for summer 2010 is to do more bike touring and bike camping trips. Before this summer I had only done one overnight trip, to the Square Lake Film Festival, and … Continue reading

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