Archived Routes - 2005

Map 2005 - Jun 25, 2005

We all leave our respective cities on Sunday, June 26th.

From the East

Saturday 6/25 - Pre-ride Supper at The Black Rooster Pub, 1919 L St. NW, Washington, DC 20036

Sunday 6/26 – Washington DC to Lexington KY, 535.62 miles
Meet for breakfast 7:45am and depart at 9:00am from
Hilton Springfield 6550 Loisdale Road Springfield, VA 22150
I-66 west to I-81, I -81 south to I64/81, I-64 west to Lexington KY
Supper at The Post Restaurant, Lexington, KY

Monday 6/27 – Lexington KY to Columbia MO, 461.16 miles
I 64 west to Saint Louis, I-70 west to Columbia
Supper at Outback Steakhouse, Columbia, MO

Tuesday 6/28 – Columbia MO to Hays KS, 392.70 miles, I-70 west
Supper at the Golden Corral, Hays, KS

From the West

Sunday 6/26 – San Diego to St. George UT 449 miles, I-15 all the way up

Monday 6/27 – St. George UT to Rifle Colorado, 449 miles I-15 to I-70 east

Tuesday 6/28 – Rifle CO to Hays KS 521.96 miles

We meet in Hays, Kansas on Tuesday, June 28th. Wednesday 6/29 Hays KS to Scottsbluff, NE, 400 miles
183 north from Hays to 180 West, Highway 26 West
Supper at the Whiskey Creek Restaurant, Scottsbluff, NE

Thursday 6/30 Ellsworth NE to Rapid City SD +/- 200 miles
Hwy 26 West to Hwy 29 North (at Mitchell), to Hwy 20 East (at Harrison) to Chadron, then north into South Dakota on 18/385, through Hot Springs (site of a really cool woolly mammoth dig, and the Red Rock Cafe, serving Moose Drool Ale!), and on to Rapid City Also possibility of stopping by Moe's old stomping grounds at the Post Playhouse, located in NW NE, site of the death of Chief Crazy Horse. Then on to the mah-velous rides, sights, and sites in SW SD, and eastern Wyoming.
Supper at the Golden Corral, Rapid City

Estimated arrival in Rapid City (or proximity) on the 5th day and, if we play it right, we could have 5 days of group rides before folks have to peel off and head home.