2009 Rider Blog

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Camera broke on the way up to … Erik Volkman Jul 15, 2009

Camera broke on the way up to yellowstone. :-( hopefully will get a new one before missoula. On top of a mountain to send this.

Two Wyomings, One Mountain and a Day of Slights Zernyu Chou Jul 13, 2009

Cody, Wyoming is a really cool place and a perfect place to stop before riding into Yellowstone. The ride into Cody was pretty terrible most of the way though; it was slightly uphill for about Read more…

Mecca Matt Cady Jul 13, 2009

 late so im gonna make this quick.  Ranchester/Dayton, WY was boring so I’ll skip that. The next day we rode over the Big Horn Mountains, which was insane.  We had an 18 mile climb that Read more…

18 mile climb Kristen Tully Jul 13, 2009

The day we had all been waiting for has come and gone. The ride through the Big Horns was an 18 mile climb and then another 18 mile downhill. I had anticipated the climb to Read more…

Day 44 -Over the mountains!! Jesse Krantzler Jul 13, 2009

Ranchester, WY to Greybull, WY Today’s ride was really awesome, despite all the bad things we had been hearing about the ride.  We finally had to go over the Big Horn Mtns, and Brad had Read more…

Day 43 – Along the Mountains… Jesse Krantzler Jul 13, 2009

Buffalo, WY to Ranchester, WY Today was pretty boring, other than the pronghorn that ran in front of us on the highway.  It was caught between two fences on the highway, and was narrowly avoiding Read more…

Day 42 – Up to the mountains… Jesse Krantzler Jul 13, 2009

Gillette WY to Buffalo WY The ride today was not that long, and not that exciting, as we made it in with only minor delays, I had a second flat tire in two days.  The Read more…

After 18 miles of climbing and… Erik Volkman Jul 12, 2009

After 18 miles of climbing and an 18 mile downhill i’m still feeling great.

South Dakota in review Erik Volkman Jul 10, 2009

South Dakota was perhaps the most wonderful state that we passed through this trip. The landscape was beautiful, the people friendly, and the weather wonderful. I can’t think of a single moment where I found Read more…

The other Buffalo Matt Cady Jul 10, 2009

Right now we’re in Buffalo.  Not the home of the Bills, Sabres, Chicken wings, and Nerny that I have grown to love… but Buffalo, Wyoming.  We are at the base of the Big Horn Mountains, which Read more…

Welcome to Wyoming Clinton Rice Jul 10, 2009

After a week of riding in South Dakota, which we all enjoyed, we finally reached Wyoming.  Our last ride out of South Dakota was beautiful, we rode through the Black Hills, which were awesome, and Read more…

Keeps Getting Better Justin Taylor Jul 10, 2009

The landscape changes keep coming, and with each one I become more and more in awe. South Dakota slowly changed from farmland to cattle country and culminated in the Badlands and the Black Hills. The Read more…

Saw our first snow capped moun… Erik Volkman Jul 10, 2009

Saw our first snow capped mountains today, though they’re still a couple days away.

It’s a big one Zernyu Chou Jul 09, 2009

7/9 Today was much less exciting. The views consisted of endless rolling hills and a cow here and there. The highlight of the day was Cady wiping out about half a foot away from a Read more…

Witnessing History Matt Cady Jul 09, 2009

OK, its kind of late and we just got the internet working so I’m gonna make this sort of quick, even though I took a 4.5 hour nap today and probably won’t be able to Read more…

Day 41 – Why-oming Jesse Krantzler Jul 09, 2009

Newcastle WY to Gillette, WY Today’s ride was pretty boring, we had cool but sunny weather, and the roads were a little hilly, but not too bad.  I got a flat, my first in a Read more…

Day 40 – A Whirlwind of a day Jesse Krantzler Jul 09, 2009

Rapid City, SD to Newcastle, WY Today was another crazy day.  We started out from Rapid City, SD in heavy fog, and spent the first two hours of the day climbing hills the entire time, Read more…

We are not in Kansas anymore Megan McDermott Jul 09, 2009

No joke. Yesterday’s ride from Rapid City to New Castle, WY was extremely eventful. To start off, the first 20 miles were pretty tough, hills around every corner. And the last 2 miles were especially Read more…

Mt. Rushmore & Wyoming Kristen Tully Jul 09, 2009

The ride through Mt. Rushmore was really exciting, but long. When we rolled into Mt. Rushmore we witnessed the Greenpeace protest in which they hung a banner next to Lincoln saying "America wants leaders not Read more…

South Dakota to Wyoming Matthew Strick Jul 08, 2009

    Today was such a cool day. Rapid City is only about 20 miles from Mt. Rushmore, so we took our first rest stop there. Mt. Rushmore is interesting enough, but we happened to be Read more…