Lemmon To Willmar - Well rested in the quiet town of Lemmon, South Dakota, the sky is clear and the air cool. We pack up, now reenergized after yesterday's terrible riding.
Minneapolis To Madison/Chicago - I decide to maintain my aversion to the slab, taking the River Road south along the mighty Mississippi before cutting east toward Madison.
Willmar To Minneapolis - The Midwestern scenery is familiar. Rural towns are dotted along the highway, running parallel to the railroad which services a grain elevator in each town.