Lancaster to Cambridge, Ohio 

Lancaster to Cambridge, Ohio 

Day 61  62 Miles  First off, I’m back on form! I must have slept for over ten hours and woke up ready for pedaling. Note to self – MUST drink more fluids.  The sun doesn’t take any prisoners 🌞‼️ Today started out by heading north  east, on our old faithful highway 22. We got a couple of thumbs up from… Read more →

Loveland to Washington Court House, Ohio 

Loveland to Washington Court House, Ohio 

Day 59 55 Miles  Cycling north east on highway 22 we headed to Washington CH. The road carried us along smoothly using the hard shoulder. This disappeared at various points but the vehicles moved over as they passed us.  Refreshments and cake or energy bars are an important part of our route planning.  Cheesecake more than fits the bill: Wilmington… Read more →

Cleves to Loveland, Ohio - mingling with the cops and popping into Cincinnati 

Cleves to Loveland, Ohio – mingling with the cops and popping into Cincinnati 

Day 58 Miles 51 We said our goodbyes to Monica and Gayle this morning. I was disappointed to hear their landlord is considering selling up and these vulnerable people could be evicted. If I said the eldest tennant is in her 80’s and the youngest is an expected baby.  These people have it tough! I loved my grandad and nana,… Read more →

Dix to Mt Carmel, Illinois 

Dix to Mt Carmel, Illinois 

Day 53 80 Miles The day started with a beautiful sunrise, with a romantic appearance as the fog dimmed the bright sun.  We felt optimistic about our route and this morning I would have said  we had a good chance of arriving in Mt Carmel early. However this wasn’t the case!  I’m writing this blog whilst eating my evening meal,… Read more →

Chester to Dix, Illinois 

Chester to Dix, Illinois 

Day 52 78  Miles  Today was going to be the first day off the Trans American Cycle map.  This was daunting. However, Andy executed the plan well and we made it to Dix. The boy did well!  We cycled into fog this morning. My clothes stook to me, as though I’d been in a steam room with all my clothes… Read more →

Farmington, Missouri to Chester, Illinois.Yes,we've made it to another State!

Farmington, Missouri to Chester, Illinois.Yes,we’ve made it to another State!

Day 51 45 muggy miles!  Today we’ve made it to state number 7.Chester, Illinois is the land of Popeye. More of this later!  Firstly, the route to Chester.  The Trans America Cycle route took us up some climbs and decents similar to the Ozarks. But,the ride was a lot easier than the route from Eminence to Centerville and the decents… Read more →