2010 Rider Blog

TitleAuthorDate
Montana Or: Mustache Eamon O'Hara Jul 08, 2010

Mustache Montana! Ennis is a fantastic place. Taco bars!

My life as a drop of water in yellowstone Priscilla Fu Jul 08, 2010

Sometimes, I wish I was a drop of water. I would start off as snow on top of the mountain, over-looking the beautiful trees, valleys, and the winding road where I4k bikers would later climb up and Read more…

My I4k Trip so far Megan Larsen Jul 08, 2010

Wow. Ok, shame on me for taking so long to blog. Where do I begin?! This trip has been one of the most amazing and challenging things I have ever done (I’m sure all other Read more…

South Dakota & Wyoming Disha Patel Jul 08, 2010

And now I will attempt to cover the highlights of my journey through two states :) – South Dakota and Wyoming. South Dakota was amazing and there was so much great scenery to look at Read more…

The Big Horns don’t scare me! Priscilla Fu Jul 05, 2010

I must say, day 41 has been the best day of the trip yet. The 18 mile climb up the Big Horns was rewarded by an 18 mile downhill soon after. Woohoo! I love the Read more…

Space Redefined Conor Canaday Jul 02, 2010

Space isn’t the same as it used to be. It took me a while to realize this subtle difference even though it isn’t entirely new to me. There has been a great change in landscape Read more…

This is a long one (Devil’s Tower) Max Hudetz Jul 02, 2010

Newcastle to Gillette ~143mi Woke up on a carpeted wheelchair ramp in Newcastle, right by the church entrance there. Uncomfortable surfaces make me a morning person. Lots of energy that morning–early wakeup, as Kevin and Read more…

Ride Days Jordan Whicker Jul 01, 2010

Every ride is different. It’s not the scenery that makes it different or the route or the mileage. It’s how you feel when you wake up. Some days are bubbly. You wake up with a Read more…

How we made Wyoming exciting. Gillette, WY 6/30/2010 Stephen Odon Jul 01, 2010

I heard some rumors that Wyoming could get pretty boring.  Today, I took it upon myself to make good ol’ Wyoming exciting.  It all started off with a fantastic breakfast at the Old Mill Inn in Read more…

Hills and bust. Rapid City, SD to Newcastle, WY 6/29/2010 Stephen Odon Jul 01, 2010

To make it up to Lauren for taking me to the doctor, I agreed to ride up some hills to Mt. Rushmore with her.  Some hills turned into many hills and steep hills.  She worked Read more…

Rest Day- a swarm of unexpected events. Rapid City 6/28/2010 Stephen Odon Jul 01, 2010

So I haven’t been myself for the past couple of days.  Slightly removed, not my goofy, blonde normal.  I have a lump on my back.  For any other person who doesn’t have a history of Read more…

Thanksgiving, Ice Cream and Badlands. Chamberlain, SD- Rapid City, SD 6/24-27/2010 Stephen Odon Jul 01, 2010

Our ride to Chamberlain, SD was fun.  I wanted to ride fast.  Our group was Conor, Greg, Eamon, Nate, and Kevin.  Kevin doesn’t normally ride super fast, so today he decided to challenge himself.  It Read more…

HONK Jaime Kelleher Jul 01, 2010

Okay so to describe yesterday, sing the following to the tune of The 12 Days of Christmas: On the 37th day of I4K, all these things honked at me: 80 semi trucks, 3 pick ups, Read more…

Buffalo, WY 07/01 Lauren Mazurski Jul 01, 2010

We woke up and had a nice breakfast. Then, we had a Beanie Baby giveaway. Each person got a Baby like them. Mine was a butterfly. Her name is Float. (because a butterfly landed on Read more…

Westbound Trains Conor Canaday Jun 30, 2010

As we are now safe and sound in Wyoming, it’s safe to say we are riding through the west. We left South Dakota after riding through the Black Hills and checking out Mt. Rushmore, and Read more…

Gillette, WY 06/30 Lauren Mazurski Jun 30, 2010

Fantastic morning! We started the day at a diner in town for a delicious breakfast of pancakes, biscuits and gravy and bacon (: After taking off anticipating a slow start from full bellys, we caught Read more…

Long Time, No Blog, Or: The Serenity of Passing into My Grandmother’s Land Eamon O'Hara Jun 30, 2010

Wyoming is a terrific state. Admittedly, I already miss South Dakota, but with a positive look to the West, I’d say we’re ready for the desolation of the true West. You’d be surprised how much Read more…

Newcastle, WY 06/29 Lauren Mazurski Jun 30, 2010

Ahh the ride through Mt. Rushmore: Quite the challenging morning for me. The Black Hills can be beautiful and unforgiving all in one… so gorgeous, so many climbs. I rode with Erik, Mary, and Steve Read more…

Ellsworth! Jeff Reardon Jun 28, 2010

Yesterday was the ride from Wall to Rapid city. After a strange experience at Wall ( I ate three donuts at Wall Drug, a nasty quesadilla that seemed to be made out of canned chicken Read more…

Rapid City, SD 06/27-06/28 Lauren Mazurski Jun 28, 2010

Oh what a lovely morning. Plenty of hills heading out of Wall but Diana, Shao and I conquered them like the champs we are. I even wrote a song climbing one of the hills: “Just Read more…