Those who have followed my rides (and who wouldn’t want to waste a great deal of time doing exactly that?) know I haven’t been out and about exploring new locales as much as usual over the last nine months or so. That’s because of—surprise, surprise—virus, fires, and family obligations. Naturally, I’ve been itching to pedal some new territory. When Bud returned from hiking the Big River Trail a few weeks ago, he suggested it might make a decent bicycling destination. A little googling indicated he might be right.