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It’s over – another Ride from Reno and Huntsman-140 with more memories for the book of remembrances and there are plenty of events for the book this year. Jeff is quick to remind us that this event is about raising … Continue reading

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Day 4 Sacramento Pass to Delta

Day 4 is in the bag – at least my legs think so, but my Garmin says “no history for today”, so I guess I just lounged around in a support car. It’s a bit frustrating because today I decided … Continue reading

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Day 3 Eureka to base of Sacramento Pass

Day 3, check – made it!  Things are getting better each day, in spite of the weather which was not very friendly today.  But then it’s last memories that count.  A 10 mile fast descent off Connor followed by another … Continue reading

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Day 2 Cold Springs to Eureka, Nevada

Nice day for a ride with my little Huntsman Teddy Bear! A little side wind, some tail winds, clouds to block the sun, a little sprinkle and we get into Eureka early only to find the power turned off and … Continue reading

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Day one Reno to Cold Springs

Rubbing my hands over my face and cheeks – feels like sand paper. Salt crystals from sweat and dirt and sand from 30 MPH winds held in place by sun tan lotion and that’s what you have – sand paper. … Continue reading

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Prologue – 2013

What a difference a year can make in ones life! This is the sixth time I have done the Ride from Reno. But this year is different than in the past. Why? Previously my connection to the Huntsman Cancer Institute … Continue reading

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2012 Ride From Reno Day 6 H-14

There are times when you wish time would stand still (like the moment BEFORE you heard the words “sorry, you have _____ cancer”) or when you are at the finish line at the Huntsman Cancer Institute after 140 miles on … Continue reading

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2012 Ride from Reno – Day 4

2012 Ride from Reno Day 4 Mother nature smacked us in the face with a heavy dose of wind while we were doing the climb to Sacrament Pass first thing this morning. Working so hard to get to the top … Continue reading

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