@jwsknk: I can’t say that I know much of anything about that area, but a quick look at the Googlie suggests that you’d want to go north out of Albertville on Labeaux to County Road 39 NE. The latter is at least marked as “bicycle friendly”, and will take you to Monticello.
Jason Ave, NE, will cut the corner and it’s probably the diagonal route…[Read more]
Showers: Much depends on luck.
I didn’t have a bad shower any day in 2014. There were even a couple of times when the showers were free at the public swimming pool. I didn’t mind paying for the Wet Shack after a long day of riding. Last year, however, I did have a few bad experiences. There were some towns that ran out of hot water, as @jwsknk…[Read more]