2010 Rider Blog

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Wall, SD 06/26 Lauren Mazurski Jun 28, 2010

Another straight up driving day for this girl. I declared it 90s day and filled the rest stops with Chumbawomba, Hanson, and Celine Dion. Conor, Steve, and Greg learned how to shimmy and the rest of Read more…

Murdo, SD 06/25 Lauren Mazurski Jun 28, 2010

The ride out of Chamberlain was absolutely breath-taking. Starting with a group of 6, we dropped to 3 when Jill and Steve rode back with me for 30 miles. They’re both into musicals and singing, Read more…

Chamberlain, SD 06/24 Lauren Mazurski Jun 28, 2010

Not much to say about the ride this day. My knee acted up, per usual, but with the early arrival into Chamberlain I had plenty of time for rest and activities. Steve accompanied me to Read more…

Mitchell, SD 06/23 Lauren Mazurski Jun 28, 2010

And the South Dakota winds come into play. Really not much other than that too say… except we did start off the day with an awesome dance party (see left), courtesy of Eamon’s mosher. Upon Read more…

Sioux Falls, SD 06/22 Lauren Mazurski Jun 28, 2010

This morning started out quite humorous. Nate has never ridden with Shao and I so he promised he would meet up with us at lunch and ride with us the 2nd half of the day. Read more…

Blog Catch Up. #1 Albert Lea,MN- Mitchell, SD 6/20-23/2010 Stephen Odon Jun 28, 2010

This week has been one of very few chances of computer access and exhausting days.  Sorry I haven’t been able to update as frequently as I have!  Here goes. Albert Lea, MN was very accomodating Read more…

Want some Mayo Clinic on that? Rochchester, MN 6/19/2010 Stephen Odon Jun 28, 2010

Rest day!  I did some laundry and starved myself for most of the day.  Until… I had a cinnamon roll that was the size of my face and unlimited coffee.  I headed back to the Read more…

I love rest days Priscilla Fu Jun 28, 2010

Riding through the Badlands two days ago was amazing. The morning started off good, even with scattered thunderstorms. We had a long leisurely lunch before we entered the Badlands together at around mile 60.  It Read more…

Pictures In No Particular Order: WI-SD Max Hudetz Jun 24, 2010
South Dakota Szymon Sambor Jun 24, 2010

Our experience in Minnesota was bittersweet.  The weather was rather disappointing in the mornings, it often rained all morning until lunchtime.  However, after lunch it almost always cleared up and we got beautiful weather riding Read more…

We are riding on! Shaozhe Li Jun 24, 2010

So here’s my second post. If you have read my first post, you might not have expected me to blog again. I had not wanted an incomplete recollection of the trip. But taking into the Read more…

What sound does a bison make? Jaime Kelleher Jun 24, 2010

Okay so the title to this blog isn’t totally relevant, but we did see some bison today and it’s a legit question. Yesterday was crazy windy. I rode with Nate, Kevin, Max, and Shea. With Read more…

Mitchell, SD Conor Canaday Jun 23, 2010

How soon I have returned to the home of the Corn Palace! It feels like it could not have already been one year since I was here last, but it certainly is nice to return. Read more…

Sioux Falls Adventure Buffet Max Hudetz Jun 22, 2010

Here’s a recap: Got up at 5:30 for the ride today, prepared ourselves for the 100 miles ahead by eating the breakfast provided to us by our great hosts in Jackson, MN. We were all Read more…

A very busy day Erik Volkman Jun 22, 2010

Today we woke up early, in order to prepare for our nearly 100 mile journey to South Dakota in 90+ degree temperatures. After a delicious breakfast provided to us by the ladies of our Jackson Read more…

Almost “no shower Minnesota” Disha Patel Jun 22, 2010

Apparently mother nature does NOT care that it’s your birthday. Haha! We had a hilly ride into Rochester, Minnesota last Friday with some obnoxious head wind. Lets just say, we were pretty exhausted after the Read more…

Whaddup from South Dakota!?!?!? Kevin Swanson Jun 22, 2010

Hey. Long ride today. 98 miles or so. 3 States. 100 degrees probably. oh jeez. it was one of the hardest days yet but with teammates, it was no problem. I can eat so much Read more…

Century #2 Jaime Kelleher Jun 22, 2010

Finally after several days of rain, we had a sunny day!  Unfortunately, with the sun came heat somewhere in the 90s.  I rode this morning with Connor and Kyle, and we went way faster than Read more…

Jackson, MN 06/21 Lauren Mazurski Jun 21, 2010

I knew this day was going to be interesting when I started the morning with an attempt to inflate my tires, only for them to completely go flat. For breakfast, two tables were filled so Read more…

Albert Lea, MN 06/20 Lauren Mazurski Jun 21, 2010

I can describe Minnesota in 3 statements: wind, rain and bagged milk. At least that has been my experience thus far. We had an early wake up of 5am to leave Rochester and I was Read more…