Name: Rochelle Brodin
From: Scandia, MN
Seen: Biking the newly opened Brown's Creek State Trail into Stillwater.
Gear: Specialized Globe Sport Bike.
Best Trail Experience: The kindness of strangers who helped me out when I got caught in a severe thunderstorm.
Worst Trail Experience: Selfish race type bikers who come up behind me and pass without warning at high speeds.
Trail Treat: Fresh fruit and a home-cooked meal.
With $1000 I would: Trade in our old bike carrier for a better one and replace my daughter's stolen bike.
Advice: Hydrate and watch the weather.