Archive for the 'Touring' Category
Posted on July 10, 2016 | 3 CommentsMyself and some friends rode a short bike tour this week: Iola-Osawatomie-Lawrence-Topeka-Melvern-Iola. About 290 miles, a mixture of paved roads, gravel roads, and trails (bits of the Prairie Spirit Trail, the Flint Hills Nature Trail, the Shunga Trail, and the Landon Nature Trail). There were a few hills, some wind, heat, …Posted on May 22, 2016 | 4 CommentsPhotos from a quick overnight bikepacking trip, riding the Prairie Spirit Trail from Iola to Ottawa to Hillsdale Lake, and back.Posted on June 12, 2015 | No CommentsA photo journal from the 2015 edition of the Kandango Bicycle Tour, which took place June 4-7 in the Smoky Hills and Flint Hills regions of Kansas.Posted on February 16, 2015 | No CommentsIn 1942, two young women from rural Kansas took off on a 1,500-mile summer bicycle vacation. An adventure!Posted on January 29, 2015 | No CommentsBiking Across Kansas, the annual week-long supported tour across the Sunflower State, has announced their 2015 route, which crosses the central tier of the state, June 6-13, 2015.Posted on January 26, 2015 | No CommentsRegistration for the 2015 edition of the Cottonwood 200 bicycle tour is open. The 3-day, 200-mile tour takes place over Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-25, 2015.Posted on January 20, 2015 | No CommentsThe 2015 edition of the Kandango bicycle tour features a new route on the back roads of central Kansas, with new overnight stops, transportation, and entertainment options.Posted on June 5, 2014 | 4 CommentsA ride report and photos from the 2014 edition of the Kandango bicycle tour through the Smoky Hills and Flint Hills regions of central Kansas.Posted on January 29, 2014 | No CommentsBiking Across Kansas, the annual week-long supported tour across the Sunflower State, has announced their 2014 route, which angles across the state from the southwest to the northeast, from Elkhart to White Cloud, for a total of about 547 miles, June 7-14, 2014.Posted on January 28, 2014 | No CommentsThis is an account of my participation in the 2008 edition of the Biking Across Kansas tour, which traversed the northern part of the state, from Colorado to the Missouri River.