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Ride From Reno- Day 3

OK, although I’m blogging about RFR on my own blog, toddhandy.blogspot.com, I wanted to give two shouts out- specifically to the KOM and QOM of the day. Ravell and Darcie had KOM/QOMs on Strava, and Ravell actually had multiples.  Those … Continue reading

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Ride From Reno- Day 5/6 (Handy)

Well, it’s time to post my last post on the Ride From Reno/Huntsman 140, and go back to real life- family (which I missed), work (which I didn’t miss, but which I love and need to get back to), and … Continue reading

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Ride From Reno- Day 4 (Handy)

Ouch.  No, really.  OUCH!  Not to get too personal, or anything, but when one rides a bike for this many miles, and one’s butt is on a teeny tiny little seat for all those hours, and one’s legs churn around … Continue reading

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Ride From Reno- Day 3 (Handy)

Ever ride 670 miles in 5 days?  Me, neither!  We ride daily about the same distances the professional cyclists in the Grand Tours ride, only just a bit slower than them!  But, there’s something the pros have in common with … Continue reading

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Ride From Reno- Day 2 (Handy)

255 miles down, 415 to go!  Day 2 is officially in the books. When asked at dinner “What will you write about today?”, the first thing that came to my mind was “the tailwind.”  Then “the climb into Austin.”  But, … Continue reading

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Ride From Reno- Day 1 (Handy)

I had no idea what to expect!  LOTOJA I’ve done 7 times- I know the route like the back of my hand.  Our daily rides all around Layton, out West, up North, etc.-  I know them all well.  This ride- … Continue reading

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