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Colorado Springs to Salida

102 Miles: Canon City; Uphill in Bighorn Sheep Canyon to Salida; My First Century Ride

Florence / Canon City CO
Beautiful mountains as I biked south on Highway 115 toward Penrose.
Canon City, Colorado
Arrival in Canon City. I had this habit of taking boring photos of the town sign without any of the scenery.
Highway 50 in Colorado
Riding uphill out of Canon City.
Bicyclist Selfie
A bicyclist selfie. :)
Cotopaxi, CO
24 miles to Cotopaxi, 47 miles to Salida.
Mountains in Fremont County, CO
Near the Royal Gorge, Highway 50 heads into Bighorn Sheep Canyon.
Arkansas River, CO
The beautiful Arkansas River.
Arkansas River Rafting
I watched these rafters flowing by.
Colorado Mountain Scenery
Plenty of mountain scenery in western Fremont County.
Cotopaxi, Colorado
Arrival in Cotopaxi.
David Sunflower Seeds
I bought a bag of sunflower seeds.
Eating Sunflower Seeds
Eating them ...
Spitting Sunflower Seeds
... and spitting them out! :o)

I met this friendly woman in front of the Cotopaxi General Store.
Cotopaxi, Colorado
A Cotopaxi postcard.
Howard, Colorado
Howard, Colorado.
Sangre De Cristo Mountains, CO
The Sangre De Cristo Mountains afar.
Howard, Colorado
Pretty mountains along Highway 50.
Salida, Colorado
Arrival in Salida. Just a tacky image of the sign.
Canon City and Pueblo
The sign leading out of Salida said it was 102 miles to Colorado Springs. This was my first century ride. :)

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