Super 8 - Bettendorf
Travel Blogs from Bettendorf
... till it got a little later. I made some food at the 7-eleven picnic table and plugged my phone into their wall outside. A man pulled up in his car and asked me some questions about my route. He had biked these parts quite a bit and gave me some suggestions. When I pulled out my map, he jumped up on the picnic table and walked on top of it to my side. This was a flimsy plastic table, so it bowed under his weight. When he was done showing me the route he hopping back up and ...
... got dumped on but then rode out of it all. Dried off a little bit before we got to the hotel which was nice. Funny how Mother Nature got us all wet but then dried us off with the air flow from being on the bike. I wear a hanky around my face when it's cold or rainy, so it probably looked funny me waving it on the back of the bike to dry it off :). Free laundering services :) Poor Shane he can't ...
... Beth, Bryant and I were there in the 80's and it is still interesting. Every year the city decorates the outside of the Palace with local grains and corn. Each year has a different theme. The murals are amazing, outside and inside! Last time we were here, we did not see the workers in action. Today these young college students were working with clusters of wheat stalks to place ...
First whole day at the Rally in Sturgis. What a busy day! Up at dawn. Hot water, good deal. Love it when the days starts reasonable. OK. Things to remember if I come back. Get a room or at least a site with power. The camping is free, they have showers, but only the real payers have water and power. How.small a generator do they make. Weather has been unbelievably good. No rain. We dodged a Thunderstorm ...
... 70 miles an hour. Met a few people along the way. If I was retired, there were a dozen places to visit that I would have stopped for. One little cloud burst, temp dropped from 85 to 70 in a quarter mile and everything was wet. They may not be big here but they are mighty. The day ends in Minnesota . I thought to ride to Mankato to look for Laura Ingles, but 11 hours took its toll on me and so I found a little motel. Dawn comes ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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