Day 29 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Richmond to Moberly, MO

93 miles, +2802/-2697 feet Today was a very corny cross country bike tour day.   Corn fields every where you look.  There's even a corn field outside my window as I write.  In contrast to previous days, we are now in the...

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Day 28 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Kansas City to Richmond, MO

56 miles, +1918/-2143 feet   Riding through Kansas City on our cross country bike tour this morning, the weather was warm, clear and completely beautiful.  The canal trail is such a change from any other roads or trails that we have...

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Day 27 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Topeka, KS to Merriam, KS

72 miles, (+some extra) +3073/-3079   When we left the hotel this morning we were told it was going to be very hot....over 100 degrees.  Within an hour, the riders had taken shelter on the porch of a very old house. The...

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Day 26 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Junction City to Topeka, KS

86 miles, +3401/-3542 feet  Picture yourself riding cross country on beautiful country roads with little to NO traffic. The corn is growing, birds are singing, and you are happy doing your thing - your cross country bike tour thing.   With a little...

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Day 25 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Rest Day in Junction City, KS

Third Rest Day of our Cross Country Bike Tour in Junction City, KS Total mileage to date:  1594 miles Today marks the half-way point in our cross country journey from the perspective of number of days we are together. Tomorrow, when...

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Day 24 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Salina to Junction City, KS

52 miles, +941/-1094 feet Ride a little, eat a little, ride a little bit more....Picnic lunch in Eisenhower Park! Country Roads take me home.  If the road between Salina and Abilene was good, then the road between Abilene and Junction City...

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Day 23 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Great Bend to Salina, KS

79 miles, +1651/-2287 An almost magical route on this cross country bike ride.  Wide shoulders to begin with.  Very little traffic all the way.  Two great rest-stop locations. Very nice people stopping to talk with us. We paused at the Cheyenne Bottoms...

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Day 22 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Dodge City to Great Bend, KS

85 miles, +430/-1088 feet Windy, warm and wonderful.  Good shoulders on the roads and minimum traffic.  A good day in Kansas. This evening the temperature has warmed up.  Some conflict among reports, but somewhere in the mid 90's.  We talked over...

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Day 21 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Liberal to Dodge City, KS

83 miles, +1041/-1376 feet The cross country tour day goes like this:  wake up, eat, ride, eat, ride, eat, ride, eat, ride, eat, sleep, repeat day after day.  Once in a while you have to do your laundry, but bike clothes...

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Day 20 – Cross Country Bike Tour – Guymon, OK to Liberal, KS

40 miles, +375/-622 feet  Short day today, with a tailwind again.  Oh, my! After sleeping in and leaving the hotel at 9:00AM, the first stop on our continuing cross country bike tour was at a huge horse on the side of the...

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