A ride report from the Winter Gravel Grinder out of Paola, Kansas on January 17th, 2010. It was a tough, dirty ride in really foggy conditions, but still fun!
Tag: Miami County
Sometimes you stumble across the coolest places when you’re rambling … here’s my serendipitous discovery, a park dedicated to the Potawatomi Trail of Death, a forced march from Indiana to Kansas in 1838.
Explored the area around the Osawatomie State Hospital (originally known as the Kansas Insane Asylum), located near Osawatomie, Kansas. The grounds are still beautiful, but you can see that they once were grand, and are now falling into disrepair. And yes, I was just visiting!
A ride report covering land around Paola, Osawatomie, Somerset, Block, Fontana, and New Lancaster. I really do enjoy riding in this area. It offers a nice mix of terrain, and some interesting historical sites.
A ride report from my first unsupported bicycle camping trip, an overnighter at Hillsdale Lake State Park.
With lousy weather predominating in recent weeks, riding opportunities have been limited. I did get out on a few rides to test out my new…