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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Tour Day 23

Flat and straight would describe today’s short 64 mile ride. A bit of a head wind early, but a good ride! It’s interesting as we ride across the country to see how the many small communities commentate our veterans. Today...

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Tour Day 22

Another day of great cycling in Kansas! With a few sprinkles as the riders left Dodge City this morning, the day turned sunny and warm. Jackets were shed and carried in the vans. Spirits were high. Wide shoulders on the roads...

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Tour Day 21

After a warm welcome in Liberal, KS, and a good rest, we left this morning to ride to Dodge City. First, a stop at the Dalton Gang Hideout in Meade where the riders explored the hideout, the house, and...

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Tour Day 20

Sunshine. Short day. Very little wind. Dorothy’s house, and the Mid-America Air Museum.  Great day to cross the state line from Oklahoma into Kansas. Not a cloud in the sky as the riders moved forward through Hooker, OK, our SAG...

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Tour Day 19

Oklahoma....we’re here!!! Windy weather today didn’t blow the determination out of this tour group. Out the door this morning leaving Texas and heading for Oklahoma, the wind kept blowing right over the state line. The BIG TEX statue proved again to...

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Tour Day 18

Beautiful sunrise in Tucumcari, NM this morning.  The day started and ended with a nice cool tailwind providing a good push for the 95.9 miles to Dalhart, TX. Crossing the state line, we gave up another hour just before our...

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Tour Day 17

Tour left this morning from the Historic Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas, NM, after a great breakfast served in the saloon. This very colorful location was comfortable and unique! The morning’s ride followed smooth roads with delightful descents. Our first...

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