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Day 26 – Eads to Leoti

Wed 30th June 2010 Having completed today’s ride we are now just over half way with a mere 25 days cycling left. Our overall ride stats are: Total Mileage – 2,276 miles, Total Climbing – 91,646 ft. Now we’re in Kansas it’s very hot and very windy. The wind is light until about 10:30am when […]

Day 25 – Pueblo to Eads

Tues 29th June 2010 Guy and Susan kindly woke up early to see us off and make us a porridge breakfast with coffee. We can’t believe how quickly our stay with them has gone and that we were to be on the road again. Still we were well fed and rested and in pretty good […]

Rest Day in Pueblo

Mon 28th June 2010 We’ve had a fantastic day here in Pueblo. It was just great to have a lay in and wake up when we were ready. The endless cycling and lack of sleep have left us both feeling tired and weary so today’s rest day has been been a great opportunity to recover. […]

Day 24 – Canon City to Pueblo

Sun 27th June 2010 We had an extra hour in bed this morning as we only had 50 miles to reach Pueblo. Chris certainly need that extra hour as he had turned into Mr Grumpy last night  through a lack of sleep and too much exercise. From the start it was very hot today and […]

Day 23 – Silverthorne to Canon City

Sat 26th June 2010 Today was the day we climbed to the top of Hoosier Pass at 11,542 ft. When we set off this morning from Silverthorne we were already at about 9,000 ft so it was not too much climbing to reach the top. The first 15 miles was just a gentle climb and […]

Day 22 – Rand to Silverthorne

Fri 25th June 2010 We had a good nights sleep in our log cabin but our breakfast was nothing to look forward to. Because we were unable to buy milk and cereal yesterday we only had a few leftover cornflakes with water, just what we needed to set us up for a 100 mile ride. […]