2018 Rider Blog

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Day 55 Maggie Piazzi Jul 12, 2018

Hello world! Boy oh boy. Wind in Idaho is bruuuuutal, what the heck! We were mentally prepared for the headwinds of Iowa and Nebraska, but people forgot to mention Idaho. Today easily had some of Read more…

Day 54 Maggie Piazzi Jul 12, 2018

Hello world! Today was a sad day… I made it 53 days, but then down went Frazier (kinda). My group started the day cruisin along just doin our thing and at mile 9-10, my back Read more…

Day 53 Maggie Piazzi Jul 10, 2018

Hello world! Today was a long but good day. We rode 89 miles from Salt Lake City to Logan, UT. We got a late start to the day so we ended up finishing around 6:15 Read more…

Day 51 and 52 Maggie Piazzi Jul 10, 2018

Hello world! The 53 miles into Salt Lake on Sunday took a little longer than normal. There were a couple big climbs that were a struggle but we got through them. The first big climb Read more…

Day 50 Maggie Piazzi Jul 10, 2018

Hello world! Shuttlefest 2K18 was a success! We packed all 20 of us into the Silver Bullet and made the drive to Provo, UT. We looked like a circus act clown car with so many Read more…

Day 49 Maggie Piazzi Jul 06, 2018

Hello world! Today has been an adventure! It was a struggle to get going today. I think the 3000 ish miles we’ve biked so far are starting to catch up to me. It’s cool though Read more…

Day 47 and 48 Maggie Piazzi Jul 05, 2018

Hello world! Sorry there wasn’t a post yesterday. We were camping in Maybell, CO and had approximately no service so I wasn’t in contact with anyone. We were gifted with a nice, easy ride into Read more…

Day 45 and 46 Maggie Piazzi Jul 03, 2018

Hello world! Sorry I’m a bit behind schedule with the blogging sitch… yesterday we arrived in Stramboat Springs for our 6th rest day! The ride here was a wee bit tretcherous with the amount of Read more…

Day 44 Maggie Piazzi Jul 02, 2018

Hello world! Wow… Granby, CO… Day 4 4… A day will forever be remembered in I4K history. I have a biased opinion but I’m brutally honest that this is my favorite stayover of the entire Read more…

Day 43 Maggie Piazzi Jun 30, 2018

Hello world! Today was outstanding. The things we saw today… my oh my. Colorado is a great place to be and I’ve missed it dearly. I love being able to glance up and look at Read more…

Day 41 and 42 Maggie Piazzi Jun 29, 2018

Hello world! We out here in Denver, CO livin it up! Arrival to the city was a little hairy. We faced a 97 mile day, but by mile 60 we had to call it quits Read more…

Day 40 – updated Maggie Piazzi Jun 28, 2018

Hello world! Yesterday was another roaster. We were biking in 95 degree weather which I don’t recommend. Good thing was that the headwinds only last for 20-30 miles or so, so the last 65 ish Read more…

Day 39 Maggie Piazzi Jun 26, 2018

Hello world! Onward and upward… we have officially crossed the Colorado border! It was quite steamy today, but thoroughly applied sunscreen and tried to stay hydrated. Also, tailwinds were a huge help! Unexpected but much Read more…

Day 38 Maggie Piazzi Jun 25, 2018

Hello world! 106 miles… We put in W O R K today. It was an all around battle with the wind, rain, and how far we had to go. I think I was in another Read more…

Day 37 Maggie Piazzi Jun 24, 2018

Hello world! Just another day in Nebraska! When I think ofnor ride today, I think of 2 stops that my group made. First, we stopped to take pictures with pet Alpaca. Second, we took a Read more…

Day 36 Maggie Piazzi Jun 23, 2018

Hello world! Day 36 has come to a close! Today’s route was pretty scenic for the first 40 miles, but the last 20 were what we thought Nebraska would look like throughout the whole state… Read more…

Day 35 Maggie Piazzi Jun 22, 2018

Hello world! Today was chill vibes. We arrived safely in Lincoln Nebraska before 3:00 as we only had 63 miles today. It was a nice way to ease back into riding after the rest day. Read more…

Day 34 Maggie Piazzi Jun 21, 2018

Hello world! Today was a very mellow day which was much needed. Woke up around 10:00 and the group I stayed with made a quality b-fast… eggs, bagels, apples, orange juice, leftover guac… what more Read more…

Day 33 Maggie Piazzi Jun 21, 2018

Hello world! Another day, another century ride, another border crossed! The team has finally made it to Omaha, Nebraska. Looking at the weather radar yesterday morning, everyone kind of had the mentality that we were Read more…

Day 32 Maggie Piazzi Jun 21, 2018

Hello world! This is Liz, in for Maggie today! She’s letting me guest blog for Day 32 since it was a good one for me today! Today we were going a nice 61 miles from Read more…