Rest day spent in Pittsburg, KS.
19 more confirmed tornados within 60 miles.
Motel was a good idea.
Mexican combination plates.
Slept in (until 8 am).
Rode Pittsburg to Chanute, KS.
Flat 60 miles.
Slept in the park “campground”.
Left before 7 the next morning to attack our first century of the trip.
Made it 65 miles.
30 mph headwinds.
Screaming doesn’t help.
Warned by people on highway 54 of another bad storm on it’s way.
Eureka High School’s mascot is “the tornados”.
1 comfirmed tornado touchdown a few miles west.
Good excuse for another hotel room.
Sunburn and hot showers.
Complimentary in-room coffee.
More headwinds today.
Only got 38 miles in.
The prairie chicken capital of the world.
Met matt from Pittsburg, Penn., riding the western express trail from Virginia to San Francisco.
Big day tomorrow.