Megan McDermott's Journal

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The Longest & Shortest Summer Aug 01, 2009

Today, we rode into Hillsboro, OR which is a suburb of Portland. Tomorrow we will ride between 20 and 30 miles to complete our summer journey. It’s bittersweet of course because I’m so proud of Read more…

From Sea to Shining Sea Aug 01, 2009

We finally made it to the ocean!!!! Although it’s further west than Portland, we just had to swim in the ocean and offically go coast to coast. The ride was good, but almost all I Read more…

Beautiful Moutains & Glacial Waters Aug 01, 2009

The ride into Mt. Rainier National Park was really wonderful. Although the first part of the ride was mostly climbing, the second half was so sweet. During a 7 mile climb, a jet flew right Read more…

Cruisin Down the Freeway in the Hot Hot Sun Aug 01, 2009

The ride to Naches, WA was 108 miles in over 100 degree weather. To say the least, the day was long and hot. We woke up at 4:30 AM to beat the heat and make Read more…

Christmas in July (Even Though it’s August) Aug 01, 2009

This summer, the team had Secret Santa/ Christmas in July to celebrate the end of the ride, have some fun, and show a little love. I had Christa and since we hang out a lot, Read more…

Time For You To Get A Watch Jul 24, 2009

One of the most frequently heard sayings on this trip when asked what time it is, is becoming all too true to the riders of this team. As we approach Washington, August 2nd gets closer Read more…