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The Last Leg of our Journey

I think I have already started out several of my posts saying, “Larry is right” but I will say it again!  Larry is right.  There was so much positive energy and excitement Saturday morning.  We left the hotel as a group … Continue reading

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Sacramento Pass and Delta

Larry is right.  For being the shortest actual mileage day it feels like the very longest day.  By day 4 we are all very tired and sore and the roads on day 4 are long and straight.  We started the … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Eureka to … The other side of the wind farm after Connor Pass

I completely agree with Jason.  What a great day to be alive! A great day to ride up and over 5 mountain passes.  It was cool this morning but sunny.  According to our weather apps it was actually very close … Continue reading

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Day 2: Cold Springs to Eureka

Today I experienced something I have never faced on any day of any previous Ride from Reno: cold.  Not just cool but very cold.  When we left the hotel it was cool and breezy but as we drove out to … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Reno to Cold Springs

Once again I am thankful and honored to join this wonderful group.  It was so nice to see the familiar faces of our Ride from Reno family again this morning. Three years ago when I was invited to come along … Continue reading

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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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