Life is what happens between your plans. June 20th 2018 Today we decided to ride Route 66,( the first paved transcontinental road in America) to Springfield.
We had a list of tourist items that we were going to visit in Springfield.
It turned out 66 was a noisy busy road along the 46 Freeway and not much fun at all.
After about 20 miles on 66 we decided to get onto a quieter road for the rest of our ride.
That was a better option because on ... read more
North America » United States » Missouri » Springfield Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
I am a retired Airline Pilot and have crossed the United States at 33,000 feet for over 30 years. Now that I am retired, I felt it was time to cross it by bicycle. In September of 2015 I rode from Vancouver, Canada to Tijuana, Mexico with four friends, so this will be my second bicycle adventure. Although I spent 20 years in the Navy, eight active and twelve as a reserve, my experience was far different than those who have served in the last twenty five years. I plan to ride this trip in honor of all who have given so much to serve their country. ... full info