Brenda Mamer of Merrill stands in her driveway Friday.
Brenda Mamer first heard about the 58-day bike tour that spans the whole country while she was biking the 2011 Great Annual Bicycle Adventure Along the Wisconsin River, or GRABAAWR.
In the year and a half since that biking trip, the cross-country adventure became lodged in her mind.
"I thought, 'Well, it's just going to fester, so I better do it sooner rather than later,'" she said. ...