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Mile High City..

Beautiful place, but the weather is riskier than roulette on a casino boat. Yesterday I rode out of Keenesburg clear skies and a nice tailwind, a little chilly in the mid 50’s. About an hour later my phone is exploding

I still cant see the Rockies

The last couple of days have been long, but the weather has been kind.  Leaving Julesburg at 5:30 AM hoping to escape heat and wind I got caught up in a thunder storm that blew into my face all morning. Long

Northeast Colorado

In a nutshell…     Coloradians are very proud of how high they are. I’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of these irrigation devices. Yet to see one move. It must be from living in the Keys with no trains.

Into Colorful Colorado

Leaving Olallalga this morning I got it together for the Mountain time zone. Daylight starts at about 5:00 AM.  I did not make that take off but I have a goal.. The temperatures in the low 60’s and the wind

Lost an hour going to Paxton

Today was looking like an easy walk in the park. Got going early, only going 35 miles all down US 30. US 30 is the old hi way that parallels Interstate 80, which means no traffic and terrific 10 foot

To Valentine

The end of the Cowboy trail for me. This last segment of the trail is without a doubt the best. Most of the ride is away from US 20 with great views of the Sandhills and the great plains prairie.

Day 4 Cowboy Trail

Rain rain go away.  The weather in North central Nebraska is more heated than politics in DC. Starting with breakfast at 6:00 this morning with local experts opinions and of course my own interpretation of two different weather sites I decided

Cowboy Trail day 3

Like many others , I was attracted to tis 200 mile trail for a chance to ride cross country without traffic. It is a shame it does not work. This trail gets no love. Afew locals use small parts of

Day One on The Cowboy Trail

  After two days of riding on the shoulder of four lane highways getting on the Cowboy Trail this morning was pure Joy. Listening to birds, critters wind in the trees and corn growing was much needed.  This trail was

To Madison NE 072218

I left Columbus yesterday  morning under clear skies and low humidity. The little bit of tailwind was nice , but it does get hot without some breeze on your face. The ride up US 81 was easy big nice shoulder and light