2008 Rider Blog

TitleAuthorDate
Wyoming & Montana Praveen Bommannavar Jul 15, 2008

Over the last couple weeks we have seen small and bigger towns in Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park and several towns in southern Montana. All of these have been great.

Hamilton, MT John Kolinski Jul 15, 2008

Well, its been a while. Since I last blogged, I’ve seen some of the most amazing natural beauty in my life! We passed through Yellowstone NP, and on into the Rockies, which we’ve largely finished Read more…

Growing Up Jonathan Schlesinger Jul 08, 2008

I will preface this post by stating that its purpose is to give you, the reader, a glimpse into the minds of a select group of I4K riders.  In this way, I think you will Read more…

Pay it Forward Jonathan Schlesinger Jul 05, 2008

Today we entered the heart of Wyoming. With the exception of the large stony hills that punctuate the horizon, the landscape here is very broad and very green.   It is hot here, very hot; too Read more…

Wyoming Xixi Zhao Jul 05, 2008

Wyoming is prettier than I had imagined. It honestly look like one of those pictures out of a magazine. The snow-covered mountains I saw today looked so surreal, almost felt like it was a back Read more…

Feeling Spirited Andrea Clark Jul 04, 2008

Happy Fourth of July!! Due to the late hour (12 AM) I am going to keep this fairly short and sweet. Two days ago we left Rapid Cities to head towards Mount Rushmore. As I Read more…

Mail Stop in Missoula! Sandra Moxely Jul 04, 2008

Hey! It’s getting late and with the fast internet connection I’ve been focusing on catching up on uploading photos so I’ll keep this short and call my sister with a longer update tomorrow but I just Read more…

Badlands, Black Hills, and Wyoming! Fei Wang Jul 04, 2008

Yesterday we officially ended our journey through the legendary state of South Dakota and ventured into Wyoming. It might be suprising but South Dakota actually turned out to be one of my favorite states so far. Read more…

i figured out how to put pictures up online Connie Ger Jul 04, 2008

They’re linked to my rider profile!  Just a few of them for now… We’re in Gilette, Wyoming right now, staying at the recreation center.  The city is having a fireworks display that we can view right Read more…

Happy 4th! Amy Swanson Jul 04, 2008

Happy 4th of July from Gillette, Wyoming, the nation’s largest exporter of coal!  We passed about 8 mile long trains full of coal on our ride in today.  Interesting. I haven’t updated in a while Read more…

Hello from Wyoming Takaya Hasegawa Jul 04, 2008

Wyoming is just beautiful ! We rode with dear family for a couple of minutes! To my regret I did not have my camera but it was just owesome. Also, today is the first July Read more…

The Best a Man Can Get… John Kolinski Jul 04, 2008

Gillette, WY. Today was a stellar ride. We rolled out with a strong start, maintaining about 22 mph average into mile 14 of our total 80 miles. We ended up flying over the gentle grades Read more…

Rapid City Rest Day Sandra Moxely Jul 02, 2008

Hey! After a 60 mile ride yesterday we are currently enjoying a rest day in Rapid City our final stop in South Dakota. Yesterday’s ride from Wall was rather short with the majority of our Read more…

Over a Century of the Badlands Andrea Clark Jul 02, 2008

South Dakota has had so much in store for us these past few days. It started when Andrew, Jay and I battled 30 mile per hour winds (with gusts that nearly blew me off the Read more…

Rest Day in Rapid City, SD Takaya Hasegawa Jul 02, 2008

Today is a restday. We had reallyt good branch at the restaurant and enjoyed relaxing time in Rapid City. We’ve been having a really nice ride so far. Every state we passed was really beautiful and enjoyable but Read more…

rapid city Yiming Chang Jul 02, 2008

I really love south dakota, it is my favorite state so far. I love the view, the town, and the people here. In Mitchell, I got donation from a local Chinese Buffet. I am surprised Read more…

Rapid City…Its really fast! John Kolinski Jul 01, 2008

Today’s ride was an enjoyable shorter ride from Wall to Rapid City. The scenery along the way was breathtaking at points, and refreshing for the entire trip. We were able to see some really interesting Read more…

5 cent coffee Connie Ger Jul 01, 2008

Today was another gorgeous ride from Wall, SD to Rapid City.  A few of the ladies and I stopped at Wall Drug just as the store opened up to load up on some 5 cent Read more…

Rolling through South Dakota Sandra Moxely Jun 30, 2008

Hello from Wall, SD. In the past few days we have seen a little of everything. From windy rainy days to sunny hot days with rolling hills that seem to roll on forever.   Friday Read more…

Man! I hit the Wall, SD John Kolinski Jun 30, 2008

Today began with all of the riders thinking the ride would total around 95 miles. Due to some fortuitous construction, we were able to trim about 5 miles from the total by taking the highway Read more…