Day 39 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Wooster to Niles, OH

91 miles, +3202/-3176 feet So beautiful....and the cycling was great, too!   We continued our cross country tour today riding out of Wooster past COW (College of Wooster), and down the road into some truly beautiful countryside with wonderful and amazing views.  And,...

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Day 38 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Marysville to Wooster, OH

92 miles, +3492/-3584 feet   Today was a very big cross country climbing day...and all the riders could talk about at dinner were the descents.  The climbs didn't phase them.  It was (once again) a completely beautiful day with moderate temperatures and...

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Day 37 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Richmond, IN to Marysville, OH

96 miles, +2225/-2297 feet   This may have been the nicest cross country tour day yet from the perspective of weather and road conditions.....and we've had some very nice days, so that is a very big statement. It seems to just...

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Day 36 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Indianapolis to Richmond, IN

68 miles, +1584/-1370 feet Another day in cross country paradise!  Crystal clear skies, no wind, and 80 degrees. The road to Richmond is long and straight as it passes through a variety of little towns. Very nice little towns that do interesting...

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Day 35 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Crawfordsville, IN to Indianapolis, IN

63 miles, +1245/-1163 feet Today was jersey day which means our pictures are very colorful and fun! Among the many comments heard today there are two that really stick out:  I wish I could bottle these roads.  This is the perfect...

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Day 34 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Champaign, IL, to Crawfordsville, IN

79 miles, +1662/-1651 feet Seventy-nine miles becomes a shorter day when you ride cross country day after day after day.  The miles tick away one after another.  Having the totally amazing tailwind that we have enjoyed for so many days...

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Day 33 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Rest Day in Champaign, IL

Rainy day - Rest day Are we the lucky ones?  Yes, absolutely!  It rains on our cross country bike tour rest day after such beautiful weather. At 5:00 AM the thunder really started to rock 'n roll and the rain...

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Day 32 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Springfield to Champaign, IL

98 miles, +1677/-1537 feet Country roads take me home.....or at least to a nice hotel for rest day. Yes, the hotel is nice, but the country roads on our cross country journey were magnificent today. Almost too good to be true...

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Day 31 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Hannibal, MO to Springfield, IL

103 miles, +2149/-2023 feet Very big day on the bike! One mile from the hotel,  we crossed the Mississippi River and crossed the state line from Missouri into Illinois.  The roads were as nice as the weather today.  The riders breezed...

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Day 30 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Moberly to Hannibal, MO

68 miles, +2068/-2448 feet Again, we had wonderful weather today for the ride from Moberly to Hannibal.  Our first SAG stop was in Paris and our second in Monroe City.  Both, very pleasant.  Monroe City has a nice city park...

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