Tag: Miami County

July 22, 2012

A travelogue and photos from a 5-day/4-night tour of Johnson, Miami, Linn, and Bourbon counties on the east-central edge of Kansas.…

April 5, 2012
February 4, 2012

A ride report from a 133-mile randonneuring event in eastern Kansas. Amazing weather for early February, and a glorious day on the bike!…

April 13, 2011

I’m not usually too keen on riding through water, especially if there’s any chance I could fall. But recently I crossed two creeks for the first time with five days of each other. Minor accomplishment!…

September 8, 2010
September 8, 2010

A bicycle touring equipment torture test, and introducing two roadies to the joys of rough-riding.…

August 30, 2010

A “Tour of Rural Fences” seemed like a fun theme for a bike ride, so I headed off on gravel with a few specific fences in mind, just to see what else I’d stumble across. Lots, as it turns out!…

May 22, 2010

Pictures and stories from a 110-mile ramble through Johnson, Miami, Franklin, and Douglas counties of Kansas, visiting the towns of Rantoul, Ottawa, Centropolis, and Baldwin City, as well as the Flint Hills Nature Trail.…

April 3, 2010

In Kansas, where the wind is seldom absent for long, a bike ride without headwind is a rare and precious thing. 135 miles of such riding is amazing. What a day!…

February 1, 2010