Crossing the line

Biking Across Kansas 2015 is officially over. We crossed the line into Missouri, held our bicycles  triumphantly, snapped some photos and pedaled back toward Louisburg for lunch. We grabbed our bags, said goodbye to our friends and headed back to the real world. And the photographs will show that we crossed from one state line in the west to another … Read more

Early morning bonus!

I woke up early, and most of my stuff if put together already, so I decided to give a little bonus post of some things I didn’t mention from yesterday. More about that fall – the repair shop people made me feel better about it, because they said those tracks that threw me so violently to the ground are famous … Read more

Too much?

I think I may have a problem. Part of getting ready for Biking Across Kansas included putting some last minute gear on my bicycle. When I was finished, I realized my bike weighed quite a bit more than normal, and I began to question if there was room for my hands on the handlebars. See what I mean?   This … Read more

An anxious dream

This bike and I have spent more than 1,000 miles together in the past year. It has taken me to Burrton, McPherson, Lindsborg, Nickerson, Buhler, Inman, Arlington, Partridge and all over Hutchinson. It has taken me to Ellsworth, via the hills around Kanopolis Lake, and it has taken me over the climbs around Clinton Lake, near Lawrence. On some rides, … Read more