Road Diary

A Day-By-Day Recap

Celebrating a Successful Ride

June 16, 2023

CEM 900’s title sponsor, Merchants Bank of Apple Valley, hosted a welcome home reception for the CEM 900 team today, to celebrate this year’s…

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Journey’s End

June 7, 2023

Wednesday marked the final day riding for this year’s CEM 900. As of this writing, donations to the charity ride are at $33,000. The team…

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Houston, We Have a Problem (Again)

June 6, 2023

Jay had a breakfast of scrambled eggs and fried sliced potatoes going early, giving the riders a chance to start early and finish by…

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Where’s Jim, Where’s Johnny?

June 5, 2023

The Leg 3 CEM 900 team arrived at the Old Barn resort late Sunday afternoon in preparation of pedaling the final three days of…

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An Amazing Acrobatic Feat

June 4, 2023

But not by the riders… We decided to get an early start today, both to beat the heat and to finish a little earlier…

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Smackdown in Fountain Town

June 3, 2023

Morning broke early, at least for the riders. The support drivers, on the other hand, were a bit slow to rise. They quickly made up…

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Houston, We Have a Problem

June 2, 2023

Ok, so not really a problem, just a nuisance. But more on that later… Kathy and Dennis made the drive to the Old Barn Campground…

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Mission Dairy Queen

June 1, 2023

Day 3 of the ride started like most, with Justin being the first to rise and get the coffee going. Justin usually makes his delicious…

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Alternate Routes

May 31, 2023

Before we get too far into the day 2 ride, we certainly didn’t want to leave the readers hanging with how the day went…

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Kicking off the 2023 ride

May 30, 2023

The time has come for the annual CEM 900 ride! Justin spent Memorial Day preparing the newly acquired mother ship in preparation for the rigorous…

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A pain in the posterior

June 8, 2022

The riders were up and at ‘em just after 6 am, eager to begin a new day.  It was the final day of the ride,…

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Work gets in the way

June 7, 2022

Team 3 Riders: Justin Elder, John Konrad, and Kyle Swartout Support Driver: Matt Stepanek It’s always hard to imagine what takes the riders so long to…

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