Dave and I hit the trail and activate the Red Cedar Trail (POTA K-8222). The Red Cedar runs from Menomonie, WI to Dunnville and is part of a large 76 mile trail system in western Wisconsin. Can we turn this in a ten stop Parks on the Air RaDAR run? Will we make it 30 miles on the bikes? Will band conditions be in our favor?

My bike: https://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/road-bikes/gravel-bikes/checkpoint/checkpoint-al/checkpoint-al-4/p/24971/
Dave’s Bike: https://www.crazylennysebikes.com/product-page/american-rider-3-0
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Red Cedar State Trail: https://dnr.wisconsin.gov/topic/parks/redcedar

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00:00 Introduction
00:29 Red Cedar State Trail
01:39 Setup bikes and antenna
02:17 Activation at the Red Cedar Trailhead
04:10 On the road to Irvington (Location 2)
04:38 Radio trouble at Location 3
07:24 Lunch in Downsville
08:11 Halfway point location 4 activation
09:25 Dunnville Sandstone Quarry
11:00 Will 40 meters save us? Location 5
13:19 Dunnville Wildlife Area and the big bridge
14:05 Three Park Activation at mile 15 (Location 6)
17:41 Recap and heading home (Location 7)

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