Tour Day 10

What a day! It snow, rained, and hailed while a tailwind blew all the way from Flagstaff to Holbrook. Everyone rode today and everyone smiled and met the challenge of the adventure! We stood on the corner in Winslow, Arizona and we rode the rabbit at the Jack Rabbit Trading Post. Tonight we celebrate the […]

Tour Day 8

How many good days can there be to ride your bike? The answer to that question must be quite a few. Cool and wonderful ride this morning from Cottonwood though the red rocks for coffee and pictures in the heart of downtown Sedona. Up the canyon, along the river, and up a climb that will […]

Tour Day 7

Up and over Mingus Mountain this morning! A clear, cool and wonderful morning of cycling was enjoyed by all. Lunch at the Haunted Hamburger in the historic town of Jerome proved to be just as yummy as usual. And the view, priceless! Tomorrow, the day before our first rest day in Flagstaff, we ride through […]

Tour Day 6

The day opened with a smooth ride out of Wickenburg on fresh pavement and a great shoulder. Pressing forward, the climb up Yarnell Pass led to SAG at Flora May Park in Yarnell.  The swing set proved entertaining for a those diverse cyclists in the group. Leaving SAG, a downhill leading to the climb up […]

Tour Day 5

Crossing the desert by bicycle is a huge accomplishment! The days are long, hot and they can be windy. Today we had all of that, but the big smiles, good humor and grand sense of “we are all in this together” prevailed. This tour group is bonded with the common goal of mutual respect and […]

Tour Day 4

Riding your bike across the desert is an experience like no other. The landscape is unexpected. There were no clouds in the sky as the riders began the climb out of Indio this morning. As the day warmed up the group pressed on, determined. Along the way, good decisions were made. Some riders took a […]

Tour Day 3

Very welcome cool morning weather in Riverside, CA, sent the tour group heading east for two climbs early in the day. For the first time ever CrossRoads riders were escorted through the Morongo Band is Mission Indians Reservation just outside Palm Springs. Not only was this opportunity very appreciated, the riders took a quick break […]

Tour Day 2

After a wheel dip in the Pacific Ocean at the Manhattan Beach Pier, another fantastic group of cross country cyclists headed for Boston today. In seven weeks and more than 3400 miles, this same group will dip a wheel in the Atlantic. This is a trip of a life time! Spirits are high looking forward […]