By Rebecca Haefner, Foundation board member Sometime in the late 1970’s while I was living in Missouri, two girlfriends and I struck out on an adventure to do a bike trip in Wisconsin on that trail we had read about in a bike magazine: The Elroy-Sparta Bike Trail, Wisconsin’s first rail-to-trail conversion,  which had opened in 1965. From there we planned to take back roads to Madison:  our destination. It was on the Elroy-Sparta Trail...