2008 Rider Blog

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Minnesota Praveen Bommannavar Jun 20, 2008

OK quick post. Came to Minnesota, crossed the Mississippi, cycled through some hills and found a Panera Bread. Connie and Andrea cooked (they switched cooking duty for cooler duty with Fei and I) which was Read more…

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Today was probably one of the worst days of my life, I killed a squral, and I feel so bad all I want to do is, cry. It got in the way of my tire Read more…

Reedsburg John Kolinski Jun 18, 2008

Today was a beautiful ride through the Wisconsin countryside. We enjoyed traveling through the dairy heartland of the U.S., and the terrain provided for some great aesthetics. We also bore witness to some of the Read more…

I have internet! Matt Cillick Jun 18, 2008

Hello again.  Today I’m writing from Reedsburg Wisconsin.Since the last time I wrote, a lot has happened.  We had several gorgeous days in Illinois with strong tailwinds, and we had a rest day in Chicago.  Read more…

Dairy time Praveen Bommannavar Jun 18, 2008

Today we biked from Fitchburg, WI (a suburb of Madison) to Reedsburg, WI. The trail started with a nice stretch through an arboretum, then continued past the university. The roads got rocky for a while, Read more…

Flat Illinois into hilly Wisconsin Amy Swanson Jun 18, 2008

I just wrote a long blog and it all somehow deleted before I could submit it, so I’ll try again! Riding into Chicago on Friday was fun, despite many flats from glass on the road.  Read more…

back with the team Jay Collins Jun 18, 2008

i find it strange and a bit offsetting that i can’t view or edit my older posts, which is why i’m reluctant about using the official website instead of something else to blog. however, at Read more…

Can I have a slice of cheese with that order? Andrea Clark Jun 17, 2008

Wisconsin!!! Or Wisco as I like to call it. Just outside of Madison we are staying the night in Fitchburg. Coming from Lake Geneva last night we were able to get in early today and Read more…

Madison, WI Fei Wang Jun 17, 2008

Today we arrived in a town not too far away from Madison, WI. We stayed at Brad’s lake house yesterday in Geneva, which was tons of fun. We all got to sleep on beds and Read more…

Wisconsin Sandra Moxely Jun 17, 2008

Hello from Fitchburg, Wisconsin! Since my last post we have crossed into our 10th state and are currently just south of Madison. The team departed Highland Park yesterday morning and headed to Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Read more…

WI Takaya Hasegawa Jun 17, 2008

We are already in Wisconsin. Last couple of days was awesome for me. I could meet a lot of family of team members while we were in Illinois. I won’t forget all of these meetings. Read more…

Badgerland Brad Topol Jun 17, 2008

We rode into Madison, WI today. The weather was cold for the morning and heated up during the day. There were more hills than I expected but it was a shorter day. At least we Read more…

Illinois – Wisco Yiming Chang Jun 17, 2008

Wisco is a little bit hilly but we can handle it.  I rode with Brad and Steve for the most of the time. At the beginning I felt really good but the last 10 miles became Read more…

Here, there, everywhere Praveen Bommannavar Jun 17, 2008

My last blog was a long time ago, so I’ll try to make up some ground here in reverse chronological order. We just entered Wisconsin and it’s hillier than I thought it would be. A Read more…

In Fitchburg! John Kolinski Jun 17, 2008

We just arrived south of Madison, in Fitchburg. The last several days have been a real treat! When we passed through Chicago, we ran into a powerful storm on the way out, and this delayed Read more…

Highland Park, Rhubarb Pie and Ice Cream. Sandra Moxely Jun 15, 2008

Hello we are currently in Highland Park Illinois spending the night at Highland Park High School. We woke up this morning and departed the dorms at UIC at about 7:15am after a quick breakfast. The Read more…

Chicago Sandra Moxely Jun 14, 2008

Oh the joy of public technology! I spent an hour writing this post at the library this morning before internet explorer crashed on me causing me to lost the entire post. Now I come to you Read more…

Rest day in Chicago Yiming Chang Jun 14, 2008

Yesterday was my first time to visit Millenium Park, pretty excited. And I finally got to see the famous "bean".  Lunch was pretty simple, we had a lot of family/ friends fans to welcome us Read more…

Sweet Home, Chicago! John Kolinski Jun 13, 2008

We arrived in Chicago to a warm welcome from friends and family after several flats on our way to Millenium Park. We had a nice ride, and the weather cooporated for us. After a brief Read more…

ILL-INI Andrea Clark Jun 11, 2008

As we finally reached Illinois yesterday, an overwhelmingly comfortable feeling came over the team. Excited and so happy to finally reach Illinois, we rode into Champaign-Urbana, after a short promotional detour at Mooney Chevrolet in Read more…