2009 Rider Blog

TitleAuthorDate
The Home Stretch Megan McDermott Jul 21, 2009

It’s been a long time since I last wrote about the trip so bear with me as I try to recount all the great things that have happened over the last week and a half. Read more…

i am so bad at blogging… Isaac Bloom Jul 21, 2009

Hello world! My parents have been reminding me daily that I have a blog to fill, and I have still yet to fill it. I don’t know why I am such a bad blogger, but Read more…

Day 52 & 53 – A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again Jesse Krantzler Jul 21, 2009

Drummond, MT to Missoula, MT Today’s ride was a short one, and we knew we would have fun with it.  At the 20 mile mark, we saw a "hot" spring and pulled over and everyone Read more…

Day 51 – Montana Hospitality Jesse Krantzler Jul 21, 2009

Butte, MT to Drummond, MT Our ride into Drummond was another kinda long one, but we managed to make good time and got into the town by about 1:30PM.  It turned out this was pretty Read more…

Day 50 – Hills and High Speeds Jesse Krantzler Jul 21, 2009

Ennis, MT to Butte, MT The ride into Butte was very long, and not very fun.  There were at least three separate mountains that we had to climb, including a very long one at the Read more…

Missoula Kristen Tully Jul 21, 2009

We’ve made it to our rest day in Missoula, Montana-and we head to Idaho tomorrow. Montana was a lot of fun because we continued the tradition of Mustache Montana. Most the guys shaved their beards, Read more…

The smallest towns have the be… Erik Volkman Jul 19, 2009

The smallest towns have the best hospitality. Thanks Drummond MT! Missoula tomorrow.

In Ennis MT, there are mountai… Erik Volkman Jul 17, 2009

In Ennis MT, there are mountains all around us, this is so cool

Yellowstoned Matt Cady Jul 17, 2009

Hello all,Writing from Ennis, Montana tonight.  I just ate a 32 ounce blizzard from the local ice cream place so I’m gonna need to use the bathroom soon. Yellowstone was awesome, though cold. The ride Read more…

Confessions of a Chamois Conor Canaday Jul 17, 2009

It’s been hard to start writing a new blog entry because there has been so much going on.  Like the pictures I take on the road, I find my words a poor representation for how Read more…

Closer and Further all at the same time Daniel Bartholomew Jul 17, 2009

Ennis Montana, home of…something. This being the furthest west I have ever been has brought something interesting to my mind:With every pedal stroke I take I am going further and further from where I live. Read more…

Yellowstone Kristen Tully Jul 17, 2009

The ride into Yellowstone was a lot harder than I had anticipated. I had hoped to get into Yellowstone early to do some hiking, but we didn’t end up getting in until 8pm. We had Read more…

Weather Forecast: LOL Zernyu Chou Jul 17, 2009

After a seventy mile descent of 4000 feet today, we are finally out of the rapidly changing weather of Yellowstone National Park. Three days ago, we left Cody, Wyoming to climb into Yellowstone, which was Read more…

Day 49 – Mustache Montana Jesse Krantzler Jul 17, 2009

West Yellowstone, MT to Ennis, MT Today’s ride was a longer one, we rode over 70 miles, but it was mostly downhill.  We heard rumors that we had over 3000 ft of elevation loss today, Read more…

Day 48 – Geysers, Eagles and Ice Cream Jesse Krantzler Jul 17, 2009

Yellowstone, WY to West Yellowstone, MT Our ride out of Yellowstone was really cool.  I was not looking forward to it, since I knew it would be long day, but we saw some awesome stuff.  Read more…

Day 46 & 47 – ‘Ey Boo-boo! Jesse Krantzler Jul 17, 2009

Cody, WY to Yellowstone, WY Our ride into Yellowstone was another long one.  We rode 50 miles to the park, waited for the rest of the team to arrive so that we could get shuttled Read more…

Day 45 – Through Rain and Hail Jesse Krantzler Jul 17, 2009

Greybull, WY to Cody, WY Today’s ride was not too bad. Our group got caught in a flash storm just outside Cody, and rode through some freezing rain and pretty painful hail for about a Read more…

Updates from the West Clinton Rice Jul 17, 2009

Due to lack of internet access, I have not blogged as much as I would like to, so I will try to fill everyone in.  Wyoming, was amazing, sure we had a tough climb up Read more…

Wyoming in Review Erik Volkman Jul 17, 2009

Wild, Wild, Wyoming. Our first experience with Wyoming was a short hop from the Black Hills into Newcastle. While it was only 9 miles of riding, it was a wild ride as we had a Read more…

Smell like smoke from campfire… Erik Volkman Jul 16, 2009

Smell like smoke from campfire, but riding though yellowstone was great. camera is working again and i’m looking very silly w/my moustache