Showing entries for: Kansas

Day 32 – Pittsburg to Ash Grove, Missouri

Wed 7th July 2010 It was just right for cycling first thing with some cloud cover, very light wind and not too hot. So we set off in good spirits and pleased that we would soon be leaving Kansas. It’s not been our favourite State mainly because of the weather and we’ll be quite glad […]

Day 31 – Eureka to Pittsburg

Tues 6th July 2010 Hindsight is a wonderful thing and if we had it we would have cycled yesterday and taken today as a rest day. We set off early this morning, at 6:15am just as it was light enough. It was raining but only lightly and the clouds were dark. The light rain lasted […]

Rest Day in Eureka

Mon 5th July 2010 We had planned to cycle for eight days before taking this rest day. We were aware of thunder storms during the night and when we woke up this morning the weather was awful, very heavy rain with lightning. Our cycling cloths were still wet from yesterday and we both felt it […]

Day 30 – Hesston to Eureka

Sun 4th July 2010 We were first for breakfast today and eat as much as we could to give us a good start to the day. On the menu was cereal, waffles, muffins, pastries, toast, fruit, boiled eggs, biscuits with gravy and a good selection of drinks. Feeling quite full and a bit sick we […]

Day 29 – Larned to Hesston

Sat 3rd July 2010 Firstly a big thank you to those that have sponsored us. We check the Just Giving site regulalry and it’s nice to see the total gradually creeping up. If you’ve yet to sponsor us please remember this is for a very good cause and we need your support. Thunderstorms were forecast […]

Day 28 – Ness City to Larned

Fri 2nd July 2010 We had hoped to go further today but past Larned there is a 58 mile stretch with no services. So we are here tonight and for now we are actually where we had planned to be. Camping in the city park at Ness City last night was not great. Because the […]