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An Ambition Greater Than Our Own

On Saturday the 12 of us in Task Force RFR 2013 were joined by all of the riders participating in the Huntsman 140.  Some of them joined us in Delta, and others started at Huntsman and joined us along the … Continue reading

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In Delta at last!

The fact that there is a wind farm where we begin the ride to Delta probably should be the sign that I should not be surprised that it is always windy there.  We began the day by climbing up Sacramento pass … Continue reading

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Day 3 – The Mountain Stage

Today we rode up and over 5 major mountain passes as we made our way from Eureka to Ely.  Most of the hills today were easier than I remembered from last year except one – Robinson Pass.  I actually didn’t … Continue reading

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Day 2, Eureka!!

We are here in Eureka, NV after a great day on the road.  Weather and wind were both pretty moderate today.  For several miles we enjoyed a slight tailwind on a very smooth straight road, where we were actually able … Continue reading

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Day 1 is done!

Thank you to everyone who has read and commented here or sent texts offering encouragement and support!  I know that there are lots of friends at home who are with us in thought and spirit as we make our way … Continue reading

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On the road again! (almost)

Last year I was too nervous to write anything on the night before the ride. Maybe I am a bit nervous this year too.  There are a lot of miles and a lot of hills between here and home but … Continue reading

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Rest Day in Delta and arrival at Huntsman

Yesterday we all enjoyed a very much needed and relaxing rest day in Delta.  We cleaned our bikes, hung out at the pool and  in general had a great day.  Early in the day I saw Jeff and his family … Continue reading

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In Delta – at last!

Finally we are all here in Delta!!  Instead of multiple hills to climb today, we had just a few climbs and then miles and miles  of very long straight roads with lots of gradually rolling hills.  I think everyone in … Continue reading

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