Tour Day 35

Quick ride into Indianapolis today. First a SAG stop and then off to ride the White River Parkway Trail before discovering the Indianapolis Cultural Trail. www.visitindy.com Each of the riders were provided a copy of the Cultural Trail map along with...

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Tour Day 34

No two days are alike on tour. Today, for instance, had three big “news worthy” stories. 1. Charlie was interviewed by the local TV station in Champaign, IL. See video below. 2. Howard, after riding 2000 miles with a very painful...

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Tour Day 32

The ride into a rest day is a giddy-happy-yippie-wow, look where we are kind of day. Today was no different as the riders left the hotel for a day of cycling in perfect weather. Our first SAG stop this morning...

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Tour Day 31

SAG is a daily occurrence on tour. There are certain SAG “spots” that are counted on each tour season, and it’s fun to stop and see the familiar faces of the people who work there. This morning, the first...

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Tour Day 30

Smooth peddling in good weather on good roads today. Missouri, on Sunday morning, is quiet and the riders were fast. At SAG this morning the 2000 mile mark was celebrated. That’s a BIG number! Crossing the Mississippi River is monumental. There...

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Tour Day 29

All’s well that ends well! Last night was a long one as we determined exactly what action today would be best for the riders. A bridge on our route had washed out. Option 1- Reroute making the day longer. Option 2- Get...

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Tour Day 28

The DeKalb County Historical Society hosted our morning SAG today. Children from the elementary school made signs and chanted “bikers, bikers” as the group rode into town after regrouping for the event. Outside, a table was waiting with the BEST...

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Tour Day 27

A few sprinkles this morning cleared quickly into a beautiful day. Kansas is green. Many colors if green. The corn, which is usually taller by now, was planted late due to the late rains. Some fields will not be planted...

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Tour Day 26

Picture yourself riding through a country post card. Beautiful green pastures. Farm houses. Fields with bales of hay. Horses and cows. The roads you are riding your bike on are perfect as they gently go up, down, and around. Best...

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Tour Day 24

In addition to 86 miles of amazing cycling in Kansas today, it seemed like the group spent a lot of time eating. First, of course, there was breakfast which was very upbeat as the group looked forward to a...

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