On Friday I took on an extra load heading in a different direction from my regular dedicated route. I drove up to the cities of Gaylord and Fairview, Michigan, which any Michigander will tell you are right around the knuckle of your middle finger.
While waiting at the dock to get loaded in Gaylord, I quickly cycled up to Otsego Lake to enjoy the perfect Michigan autumn weather.
For my next Michigan cycling adventure, I am working on a route that will take me into Canada and back. Riding across the border can be tricky; those pesky bridge and tunnel authority employees won’t allow you to ride alongside car and truck traffic. Luckily there are two car ferries that cross the St. Clair River from Michigan to Ontario, Canada, and both allow bike traffic.
This it the trip I have tentatively planned for later this month: