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RIDE REPORT (29apr2018): Miesville 56 Gravel Ride

Gravel News Network (GNN) - RIDE REPORT: Miesville 56 Gravel Ride (Miesville, MN) -- April 29, 2018 Twelve days ago there was twelve inches of snow stacking up on the roads and fields here in Miesville, fifty miles southeast of Minneapolis. This morning was clear and cool, just shy of 50F (10C) for the 9:00a start time of the Miesville 56 Gravel Ride. About this time, the Wind was kicking its legs over the side of the bed, stretching out its arms to let out a yawn and scratching at its side.  The Wind was waking up to what was going to be a hard day's work of blowing and gusting up across the fields. Miesville's main street is 240th Street E -- a half mile stretch occupied by the city office, town ball field (home of the Miesville Mudhens), Niebur’s Tractor & Equipment Supply, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and its quiet cemetery, the burger place called Kings, the supper club called Wiederholt's, the River Country Co Op,