Quote Originally Posted by GSTom View Post
Call me a wimp, but there is nothing about an Iowa winter that I find appealing. On the other hand, there are not many places as beautiful as Iowa in the summer when everything is green and tranquil, so I guess its all a trade off of one kind or another.

Don't count on having more than a tiny handful of days to ride in the winter.
I've been to nicer places, especially in the winter, but in the summer too.