I started this morning's ride about 5 miles north of Pueblo, skirted the city to the east and headed out of town on SR 96. Meanwhile Dick tried to go to church in town, but didn't work out today. The sign on the church doors said today's service would take place at "Pastor Cindy's house."
For the next 300 miles, the elevation will drop from 4700' to 2050' in Alexander Kansas. I wasn't sure if this would make a noticeable difference in riding, but it was and I rode about 39 miles to Olney Springs. We're now in a part of the country where almost every driver waves at you. It's very rural. This truck was filled with onions:
Miles = 1736