Terry and Joshua completed a quick out-and-back S24O (Say "Es-Two-Four-Oh," a sub-24-hour bike trip). On a first ever bike overnight for either of them, they chose an easy, non-technical route for young Joshua.
I flew into the Thermopolis, WY airport from Fort Collins, CO and bicycled south up the Wind River Canyon to Boysen Reservoir in Boysen State Park. Steep canyon walls and a raging river made this short trip a treat.
We toured Winnebago County in north central Illinois. This trip has it all: campgrounds, hills, countryside, rivers, beautiful parks, and a dash of urban scenery, all ninety miles west of Chicago. This three-night bike overnight with two full days of riding made a perfect shakedown tour before our tour around Lake Michigan.
Adventure abounds on Iowa's many beautiful trails. We explored the Raccoon River Valley Trail, rode a moonlight ride on the High Trestle Trail, cruised trails in Des Moines, and more in one long weekend.
A bike overnight to test camping gear, escape the Front Range heat, and sample a section of Adventure Cycling's TransAmerica Trail from Rand, CO to Walden, CO.
With promising weather, some free time, and a recumbent trike, Martin made a last minute decision to ride part of the Great Allegheny Passage, a.k.a. the GAP, between Pittsburgh, PA and Cumberland, MD.
Amtrak passenger trains and the Katy Trail along the Missouri River open up the possibilities for this bicycle adventurer on a two night, spring-time jaunt in Missouri.