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2014 Ride from Reno – the final push – the H-140

Picking up the energy! Yes, when you are joined in by hundreds of rides there is a lot of ‘free’ energy in the air. Thursday we road a 110 miles and everyone was very tired. Today at 110 miles I … Continue reading

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2014 Ride from Reno – Rest day

Well, rest day from the bike at least. Dan & Marian invited me along to go visit the Great Basin State Park and tour the Lehman caves. It’s about a 100 miles back along the road we just came in … Continue reading

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2014 Ride from Reno – Day 4

Longest Short day? Yes, the ride on day 4 is always the longest day yet it is the shortest distance ridden in a single day, the least time spent in the saddle and the least climbing. My average heart rate … Continue reading

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2014 Ride from Reno Day 3

Double padding day. Just what does that mean? Wear two pair of padded shorts to ease the pain where the body contacts the seat. After 3 days with about 8 hours a day in the saddle something has to give. … Continue reading

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2014 Ride from Reno day 2

Burrs, shivers and shakes – that’s the theme for today’s ride. It was a cold start! We road several miles and were half way up the first climb before I warmed up enough for my heart monitor to realize there … Continue reading

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Day one Ride From Reno – Reno to Cold Springs

I had a dream – being at the head of the peloton with all the big guys behind me and looking down at my GPS and see 30 MPH! A head the road was straight and flat, keep up the … Continue reading

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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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