6/4/2016: I awoke last night at 2:00AM to the clatter and crash of a lightening and thunder eruption- I thought we were screwed for today, but wala- in the morning high clouds cleared to one of those magical times after the rain. Sky’s were painfully blue, clouds white and scattered in patterns that a kid … More Day 28: Chillicothe to Kirksville, MO
6/3/2016: the most accurate way to describe today– it was the best people day by far, and yet the toughest ride day also! I doubt pictures will do justice to the people of Maysville MO or the town itself. Here’s the story- our tour leader Tracy was riding across the USA for the first time … More Day 27: St. Joseph to Chillicothe, MO
6/2/2016-Thurs.: Good bye Kansas, hello Missouri– or as my lifelong friend, Jim Beirne, who has lived near St. Louis for years reminded me-it sounds like Mizurah!! We spent 7 days in Kansas, the longest in any one state on this crossing. We got lucky with the weather and I’ll be back. I’ll need to bring … More Day 26: Topeka, KS to St. Joseph, Mo.
6/1/2016: well quite a day, we’ve made it to the 1/2 way point of our crossing of the USA! It was a tough day of 106 miles on the seat, with temps in the 80’s – very tolerable- but the winds so famous in Kansas finally appeared. They were from everywhere. But what I’m starting … More Day 25: Abilene to Topeka, KS
5/31/2016: if you’re a fan of President Dwight Eisenhower – this is your place to visit! He is a homegrown hero here!! He had 6 brothers and they all fit into a small modest home with 3 bedrooms – his Mother sounds like a classic, well organized, God fearing Midwest Mom! Take a look at … More Day 24: rest day in Abilene