Early Morning Rain Delay at the DK200

Early Morning Rain Delay at the DK200

Most bikers found some shelter as an early morning drizzle and lighting delayed the start of the DK200 by a half hour this morning in Emporia. The early storms, though, gave the athletes a cool beginning to what looks like great weather for the remainder of the day....
Prairie Welcoming Committee

Prairie Welcoming Committee

Always curious about visitors, sometimes reluctant to share the road, these soft-eyed beings were a common companion on our explorations of the route of the DK200 endurance bike...
The Long Way Home

The Long Way Home

Wabaunsee County, Kansas – I love to drive down back-country roads looking for new views of the Flint Hills. Sometimes the road itself is...
Rain Drenched Ravine

Rain Drenched Ravine

West of Matfield Green, Kansas – Spring rains are nurturing life in the Chase County Flint Hills. Music of the riffles fills the air, and there are even small fish darting among the rocks. That surprised me since these ditches were dry as bone not long...