Tour Day 49

Just like that....it is over.  Wheels are dipped in the Atlantic Ocean and the journey started at the Pacific Ocean seven weeks ago is complete. This great group of strangers came together and meshed from day 1. They supported each...

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Tour Day 48

Last night the sky opened up and it poured again. Thunder, lightning, and pounding rain. This morning the riders rode off into a thick fog bank that happily turned into a bright and sunny day. Tomorrow we take our final...

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Tour Day 47

Climb, climb, climb some more! Big day of climbing from Troy, New York to Brattleboro, Vermont. Along the way there were charming little towns, beautiful lakes, and little streams running along the road. Tomorrow is our last big day of riding....

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Tour Day 46

And.....when it rains we ride. No questions asked, just saddle up and go. It did rain.  First a little, then a lot, and then a lot more. The video below captures the mood. What an amazing group of riders—even...

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Tour Day 45

Always beautiful, riding through New York State did not fail to impress again this year. The canal, the historic homes, and the lush greenery slows the riders down as they take in a part of the country so distinctly...

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Tour Day 44

Fun, fun day of bicycle touring! The roads here in New York State are really beautiful with nice surfaces and wide shoulders. There were big smiles all around as the group rode out from the hotel in Victor to...

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Tour Day 43

Beautiful, amazing, wonderful, fantastic ride from Hamburg to Victor, New York today.  The weather could not have been better and the route was scenic with just enough variety to keep all the riders happy. Today is 3000 mile day! At...

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Tour Day 42

The last leg of our cross country journey left from Erie in sunshine as the group rode alone the lakeshore for miles. Good roads and fair weather led the way to the New York State sign before SAG featuring strawberry...

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Tour Day 40

Limited visibility due to fog this morning provided a uniquely quiet, almost mystical cycling experience. As the tour moved forward the fog lifted and by the time the riders crossed into PA the sun was shining. SAG at the White...

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Tour Day 39

Watching communities suffering from the effects of flooding on the nightly news is one thing, but seeing it first hand and talking to the local residents is another. We were humbled today in Ohio. So much water in fields, on...

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