Day 42 through 50: Ordway, CO – Pueblo, CO – Westcliffe, CO – Salida, CO – Poncha Springs,CO – Gunnison,CO – Montrose,CO – Telluride, CO Prior to this journey I had never been more than around 1K feet above sea level.  As I entered Colorado and made my way towards Pueblo, it seemed that there was […]

Day 31 through Day 41: Clinton,MO – Osawatomie,KS – Emporia,KS – Hillsboro,KS – McPherson,KS – Larned,KS – Garden City, KS – Leoti,KS – Eads,CO – Ordway,CO Kansas. What can I say…. I’ve never really been in Kansas past the University of Kansas in Lawrence, which is in the eastern part.  And I found that Kansas doesn’t look as flat and desolate cliche-Kansas until you […]

Day 22 through Day 30:  Saint Louis, MO – Herman,MO – Columbia,MO – Sedalia,MO –  Clinton,MO Day 22 starts in good ole St. Louis, Missouri. The hometown. What I found strange is that for 22 days I have been inching my way across the country and my perception of the accumulative distance wasn’t really intact until I arrived […]

Day 19 through Day 22: Bloomington, IN – Sumner, IL – Sedalia, IL – Saint Louis, MO Once I got out of Indiana and into Illinois, my riding was pretty smooth. Smooth as in flat as can be.  There’s nothing like looking straight ahead and being able to see two miles or so into the […]