11 April 2002
First Warm Day - High of 70 F

The morning appointment is complete - the afternoon appointment just called to cancel - 8pm is the evening appt - plenty of time to enjoy the warm weather !

Here's an annotated overview of the route
(you may need to scroll right to see the full image)
If you have StreetAtlas or WayPoint+ you may download zoomable track information


OK - Will Do. . .
Start of the Stagecoach Trail (heading West entering Lena, IL)


Between Lena and Warren IL


A nice left-hander


Over the River and Through the Woods to....
a nice upsloaping right turn


West of Scales Mount - you're riding the ridge with a nice view on either side and twists everywhere






Downtown Galena IL
(tourist / antiquers trap)


Awaiting BNSF Southbound


BNSF Northbound along the Mississippi


Riding South along the Mississippi
White in the center is snow at the Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort



Chestnut Mountain - at the bottom of the hill



Down by the river


Now that's some hill !!!
(not to mention a truck that can go up it)
Spot is just North of Chestnut Mountain ski resort


Nice tree lined section


One of those spots where following the power poles to assume where the road is - may get you into trouble.