Summer's Almost Gone - CycleBlaze

Summer's Almost Gone

No destination, no duration, no plan

By Jeff Lee
1,642 miles (2,643 km) over 24 days between Sep. 12, 2022 and Oct. 5, 2022
Introduction heart 11

Pre-Trip Stuff

Shakedown Ride on the Fully Loaded Fargo heart 73
Another Shakedown Ride heart 76


Day One: Henderson, Kentucky to Marion, Kentucky heart 79


Day Two: Marion, Kentucky to Lake of Egypt, Illinois heart 42
Day Three: Lake of Egypt, Illinois to Okawville, Illinois heart 80
Day Four: Okawville, Illinois to Elsah, Illinois heart 65


Day Five: Elsah, Illinois to Marthasville, Missouri heart 109
Day Six: Marthasville, Missouri to Hartsburg, Missouri heart 117
Day Seven: Hartsburg, Missouri to Windsor, Missouri heart 116
Day Eight: Rest Day in Windsor, Missouri heart 7
Day Nine: Windsor, Missouri to Harrisonville, Missouri heart 53


Day Ten: Harrisonville, Missouri to Ottawa, Kansas heart 158
Day Eleven: Ottawa, Kansas to Council Grove, Kansas heart 156
Day Twelve: Council Grove, Kansas to Grandview Plaza, Kansas heart 78
Day Thirteen: Grandview Plaza, Kansas to Lincoln, Kansas heart 113
Day Fourteen: Lincoln, Kansas to Plainville, Kansas heart 93
Day Fifteen: Plainville, Kansas to Norton, Kansas heart 88
Day Sixteen: Work Day in Norton, Kansas heart 5


Day Seventeen: Norton, Kansas to Curtis, Nebraska heart 163
Day Eighteen: Curtis, Nebraska to Cozad, Nebraska heart 159
Day Nineteen: Cozad, Nebraska to Arcadia, Nebraska heart 151
Day Twenty: Arcadia, Nebraska to Albion, Nebraska heart 104
Day Twenty-one: Albion, Nebraska to Wisner, Nebraska heart 76
Day Twenty-two: Wisner, Nebraska to Onawa, Iowa heart 59

The state across which an annual great bike ride occurs. Or so I've been told.

Day Twenty-three: Onaway, Iowa to Audubon, Iowa heart 113
Day Twenty-four: Audubon, Iowa to Adel, Iowa heart 70


Bests, Worsts, and Some Statistics heart 9
Where I Slept and What it Cost heart 6