Bent's Fort Inn
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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12:00 - spending the day here just helped a woman with 10 kids with her groceries she had a ton of food and other things ok my cars battery just died now I have to call triple A
just got my battery that didn't take as long as I thought It ...
Today we drove through the plains of eastern Colorado to two more NPS sites. Many folks think of mountains when they think of Colorado, that's only about 2/3 correct; the eastern 1/3 of the state is just as boring and flat as Kansas & Nebraska. First, we visited Sand Creek Massacre NHS. It is the site where US troops massacred a bunch of friendly, peace-seeking Native Americans (mostly Arapahoe & Cheyenne) for no reason. This is yet another site in ...
-5am wake up -Pack up -Breakfast (Lorraine asks to ride bikes with me today) -Clean up -Bike up -Meeting & Cheer (66.9 miles today) -Ride with Kaho, Lorraine and Lauren -Ride by wind turbine -Play on wind turbine -Ride by beef factories and cow feeding plants (there's a strong chance I could be a vegetarian by the end of this) -Ride by a man who was watering his farm by airplane -Coffee Shop - half the team stopped here - I got a latte and cheddar, jalapeño focaccia bread ...
After Day 6 of our 9 day stretch, we have made it to the long awaited Colorado! Our last day in Kansas was a great one - it was only 55 miles and I rode sweep, meaning brought up the rear of the pack with Ben. Another rider lost her sunglasses so while she backtracked, I bought some cards and taught him how to play Speed while sitting outside a Dollar General for an hour at 9am on a Sunday... Normal practice for B&B. ...
... when we passed a road sign which read "Correctional facility ahead- Do Not Stop For Hitch Hikers" but luckily we didn't see any. We had our share of dodgy looking prisoners yesterday.
When we stopped for fuel there was a liquor store at the garage, which was handy as the walmart we got lunch at had nothing but a few cases of beer. We went in with the intention of getting a bottle of wine and were really pleased to find that they sold 'hard cider' (cider to you and me) ...