BIKING ACROSS KANSAS
The Southern Route
The Biking Across Kansas tour explored the southern tier of the state this year and visited towns that neither of us had been to before. For this reason we were excited to once again saddle up at the Colorado-Kansas border and pedal east for eight days of fun and adventure. We rode the "K" route (see map below).
We began our trip with a day-long bus ride that started in Lenexa, Kansas and ended about ten hours later in Elkhart, Kansas. Traveling on the bus is fun for about the first six hours. After that the novelty wears off, and we begin to get fidgety and anxious for it to be over.
The ride began at the Colorado border north and west of Elkhart on Saturday June 9th. Over the course of the week, we stayed overnight in Satanta, Dodge City, Pratt, Harper, Winfield, Sedan, and Oswego. On the way we saw towns like Montezuma, Greensburg, Haviland, Silverdale, Cedar Vale, Coffeyville, Columbus, and Riverton. We completed the journey eight days later on Historic Old Route 66 just east of Galena, Kansas. Fact: Kansas has only 13.2 miles of Route 66.
It was a great trip, and we hope that you enjoy our website.