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From the windmills to Delta – from Darcie

As we rode away from the windmills I had a bittersweet feeling.  As much as everyone is tired and has sore bums and sore legs and sore everything else, the ride into Delta is our last ride together as the … Continue reading

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Eureka to east of Connor’s Pass from Darcie

As an addendum to my comments yesterday, I had a lot of time to think today while being blown around by the wind.  The “grant a cyclist a never ending tailwind for a day” card must be a single-use thing … Continue reading

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Cold Springs to Eureka! From Darcie

As far as days on the bike go, today was almost perfect.  Cool temperatures and tailwinds that seemed to follow us for the whole day.  Personally I am attributing the tailwind to some recently departed and dearly loved parents and … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Reno to Cold Springs

Today was my fifth time riding my bike from Reno, up and over the Geiger Grade and then to Fallon and across the desert to Cold Springs. it was a long day that put all of us to the test … Continue reading

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Day5: Delta to Huntsman Cancer Institute!

Home at last!! Day 5 of the journey is always filled with mixed emotions for me.  I am tired and everything hurts yet I want to get on the road and pedal next to my dear friends.  I know my … Continue reading

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Day 4: Wind farm to Sacramento Pass to Delta!

Day 4 of this ride is the shortest in mileage but with the time change crossing back into Utah and the long stretches of straight, seemingly endless roads, it seems like the longest. Our time at the top of Sacramento … Continue reading

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Day 3: Eureka to the wind farm

Today was a great day! Overall the wind wasn’t bad and the group made it up and back down 5 significant climbs.  We did a much better job of staying together as a cohesive group and I think each member … Continue reading

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Day 2: Cold Springs to Eureka

Amazing what a few hours off the bike and some good sleep can do to repair the effects of yesterday’s ride.  Everyone arrived out at Cold Springs refreshed and ready for a new day.  I had some PTSD about this … Continue reading

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