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Northern Tier + North Lakes

Positive Collisions
Solo trip on the Northern Tier, summer 2013. (Rob Smith, Jul, 2013)

Cycling the Great Lakes Region
An unsupported 741 mile tour of four of the five Great Lakes in the United States and Canada -- Wisconsin to New York. (Judd Curran, Jul, 2016)

2 bikes, 2 months, 11 states and 3 provinces
married couple following the northern tier + lakes route in the summer of 2013 (Rachel Fish, Jun, 2013)

Going Back Across
Northern Tier, with North Lakes and Lake Erie Connector alternatives, West to East (John Meiners, Jun, 2012)

Northern Tier from West to East
Late season (the Sweep riders of 2016?) ride of the Northern Tier from West to East. August 21st through October 23rd (64 Days including 8 rest days) and the North Lakes/Erie Connector alternative. (Jonathan Hoy, Aug, 2016)

Michael's Northern Tier Ride
1. Northern Tier from Bar Harbor to Niagra. 2. Lake Erie Connector to North Lakes. 3. North Lakes via Upper Peninsula to reconnect to Northern Tier. 4. Northern Tier to Annacortes WA. 5. Home to Portland via Whidbey Island, Seattle and then STP route. (Michael McCarthy, May, 2014)

Northern Tier
Supported solo ride using Northern Tier, North Lakes through Michigan UP, Erie Connection, my own route through NY, then back to Northern Tier in VT, NH, ME. (Robert Kuehl, Jun, 2019)

Northern Tier, Lk Erie Connector, Northern Lakes
Northern Tier with connectors and Hwy 2 from Bar Harbor to Marysville, Washington. . Accompanied by my wife who pulled 19' trailer for support. She frequently rode her bike out to meet me on the road. (Michael McFall, Jun, 2011)

Northern Tier, Solo & Female 2015
Riding across the country as a life transition after retiring May 1. Solo traveler but will welcome days cycling with others. Plan on camping, Warmshowers, and an occasional motel. (Carol Myers, May, 2015)

Northern Tier
Coast to Coast using the Lake Erie Connector. (Keith Strout, May, 2015)

Photo by Dennis Coello