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Of the past week myself and the JOH cyclists on the Trans America team have cycled over 535 miles. This week has consisted of two days off and five days of over 100 miles each. Gotta say I'm pretty proud of myself and my teammates. I was able to give my folks and little bro a call and catch up with them. I'm having a great time out here on the road and I can't wait to see them all in ...
... were on their way to duty at various frontier forts.
It is an impressive historical treasure for the state of Wyoming and I recommend it for anyone reading this blog to visit if you are anywhere near here. The only drawback, are others who have visited this site and scratched their names and dates much later into the sandstone cliffs, obviously in some cases over the top of earlier Indian and pioneer carvings. A sign said that there was a ...
... to be turned on.
So here I sit in Wheatland eating a few tacos at Taco John's. I really needed to take a wind break and put on a sweatshirt. This place is rocking with locals. The high school kids serving me all seem to have that "I can't wait to leave here" attitude. But who didn't at that age?
I will gas up again as services are 80+ miles apart. My next stop will likely be Newcastle but only for a minute or two.
... to Wyoming, riding through Fort Collins and Cheyenne, onto Wheatland. Heavy rain clouds threatened us but we were able to skirt around the worst of it, just getting a few drops.
We pulled into Chugwater as Julie needed fuel but there was none available - out came Sean's trusty fuel cans and all was good again.
The heavy rain clouds followed us but we were able to dodge them. We rode through from the majesty of the Rocky's ...
... t touch exhibits. They do have a totally hands on kids area where the grandson dressed up first as a railroad conductor then a cowboy.
Next we found our way to the Cheyenne Depot area. This had several boots. A major confluence of several tracks, this was a huge roundhouse back in the days. The museum is all about trains in this area, and was somewhat interesting, but the grandson wasn't so easily entertained. It was all hands off and a lot of reading. He did ...