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Sep 4, 2011 - A Lighthouse in the Rain

Finally, after two pretty crappy days, the forecast showed some nice weather in the morning with the return of the rains in the afternoon. Consequently, we thought this would be the perfect morning to head up to Big Bay and check out the lighthouse there and possibly explore some of the dirt roads we saw on the map. Jerry also put the bikes on the back of the Jeep and we put our biking pants, bags, gloves and shoes in the car to change into after our sightseeing adventure. We took the scenic by-way through Marquette along the pretty...

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Jan 25, 2009 - 4th Day...headed to Big Bay, Michigan

I think this was our coldest morning of our UP trip. Over 20 BELOW ZERO, as started our westward snowmobile journey. At first my sled refused to start; Bob changed the spark plugs and that solved the problem. We rode the highways' shoulder for over 2 miles; reached the casino and popped back on the trail which eventually took us to Trail #417 towards Marquette. The fourth day of wonderful sledding; even with the frigid temperatures. We were making great time, little riders and blue skies. Directly situated off Tr. #417, after Sand River,...

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