Day 16 – Home again

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Day 16 – Apr 22, 2015 As my father use to say when we were getting home: “home again, home again, jiggety jig”. I awoke early at around 6:30 a.m. and started breaking camp.  Fortunately, it had not rained last …

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Day 15 – Mineral Wells St Pk

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Day 15 – Apr 21, 2015 Next to the last day of my journey and a tough ride in store for me as well.   I had hoped to get an early start but I just didn’t wake up in …

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Day 14 – Olney, TX

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Day 14 – Apr 20, 2015 I seem to not be getting up as early as I want (damn TVs) but left the hotel at about 8:30 am or so heading to Seymour.   Route took me east on US …

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Day 13 – Crowell, TX

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Day 13 – Apr 19, 2015 Today was a scheduled long ride of 70 miles from Matador via Paducha to Crowell. TX along US 70.   As in previous days US 70 had nice shoulders and with a NW wind …

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Day 12 – Matador, TX

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Day 12 – Apr 18, 2015 With a shorter day than my planning stated and that the Turkey Hotel was a bed and breakfast, I was not in a big hurry to leave 🙂    I took a shower and …

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Day 11 – Turkey, TX

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Day 11 – Apr 17, 2015 Nature can provide some of the most spectacular views ever!   Clouds from yesterday evening as the storms were beginning to envelop the area.     After last night’s lightning show, the clouds at …

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Day 10 – Caprock Canyons State Park

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Day 10 – April 16, 2015 Hey all.   Today’s ride was about 50 miles and I’ve made it safely to Caprock Canyon State Park.   This is my first night of camping and so far all is well.   …

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Day 09 – Texas Tonight

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Day 09 – Apr 15, 2015 Happy tax day … not!  🙂   Looking ahead at the weather I decided to ride from Clovis, NM onward to Tulia, TX.   I saw that there might be some showers developing in …

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Day 08 – Nut’n but highway

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Day 08 – Apr 14, 2015 Woo hoo … 65 miles today and it felt really good! Since today I was skipping an overnight stop, I wanted to get an early start.   Had a quick breakfast of oatmeal and …

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Day 07 – Week 1 Complete!

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Day 07 – Apr 13, 2015 Today marks the completion of the 1st week of my journey … hard to believe!   Total miles so far is 266 (on bike)  about 1/3 of my overall trip … meaning the biking days …

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