Day 88 Bend, OR to Sisters, OR

Miles: 24, +/- elevation: 531/984, Total miles so far (on the bike): 2993. Back on the bikes today for a ride to Sisters, Oregon. At Sisters we will rejoin the Trans Am bike route. Sisters is named for the nearby Sisters mountains. This is a beautiful part of the country. Lots of outdoor activities inContinue reading “Day 88 Bend, OR to Sisters, OR”

Day 77 Jeffrey City, WY to Lander, WY

Today’s Stats: Miles 59+/- Elevation, 1,791/2,635, Total Miles 2,703. Weather was sunny and high 80’s. What a difference a day makes. No wind today so we were able to enjoy the ride. Wyoming has featured changing terrain, rock colors and vegetation. In this high desert it seems like we always have a view for severalContinue reading “Day 77 Jeffrey City, WY to Lander, WY”

Day 73 Walden, CO to Riverside, WY

Total miles: 49, +/- elevation 1722/2608, total miles so far: 2517 weather: mostly sunny 70’s. Experienced side and head winds today across the vast valleys we were riding through. Leaving the Historic hotel we stayed in where rooms were on 2nd floor so quite the workout carrying bike and gear upstairs! Walden known for mooseContinue reading “Day 73 Walden, CO to Riverside, WY”

Day 59 Tribune, Kansas to Eads, Colorado

Distance: 59 miles, +/- elevation: 1312/564, total miles so far: 2082, weather: Sunny, low 90’s, windy with headwinds and crosswinds. Another long tough day. Strong headwinds in the morning made for difficult and slow riding. We encountered a few eastbound cyclists today including 3 racers. Not many stores on the route today but we wereContinue reading “Day 59 Tribune, Kansas to Eads, Colorado”

Day 58 Scott City, KS to Tribune, KS

Total distance: 47 miles, +/- elevation: 997/289, Total distance so far: 2023. Temperature: Mostly cloudy and in the 70’s. Weather finally broke and temperatures in the 70’s made for a pleasant ride to the City Park in Tribune where we camped for the night. This will be our last night in Kansas. We are onlyContinue reading “Day 58 Scott City, KS to Tribune, KS”

Day 51 Chanute, KS to Eureka, KS

Today’s Stats: Miles 61, +/- Elevation 1,434/1,345, Total Miles 1,677. Weather continues to be in 90’s. We got rolling at about 5:40 this morning to try to beat the heat. First 40 miles were pretty pleasant but by early afternoon it was plenty hot and the last 20 miles were challenging. Made it to EurekaContinue reading “Day 51 Chanute, KS to Eureka, KS”

Day 49 Pittsburg, KS to Chanute, KS

Today’s Stats: Total Miles 58, +/- Elevation, 1,175/1,145, Total Miles 1616. Weather today was 90 with humidity. Yeah milestone today changed to new map. Map 8 – Girard, KS to Alexander, KS Utility Company doing some repairs from last nights storm. Always good to remind the motorists! Church hostel where we stopped to fill upContinue reading “Day 49 Pittsburg, KS to Chanute, KS”