Road Diary

A Day-By-Day Recap

We Have to Go Back?

June 2, 2019

Early morning was pristine on the lake, not even a hint of a breeze over the glassy water. It was quite cool again, but the…

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If I’m Home, I’m Open

June 1, 2019

We awoke to a bright but chilly morning by the lake, so we clearly would not be in a rush to get going again…

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We’re Better Than That

May 31, 2019

Leg 2 of the ride began with an entirely new crew. John, Kathy, Dennis, Brian, and Jack are riding, and they will be supported for…

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Up & At ‘Em

May 30, 2019

Somehow the boys found themselves going to bed too late and now having to get up too early! The alarm went off at 6:40am, as…

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Power Struggles

May 29, 2019

After a peaceful yet chilly night of sleeping, the group awoke around 7am. Coffee was the first thing on everyone’s minds, and a full…

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Departure and Arrival

May 28, 2019

The first day of the 2019 CEM900 started off early, with our group of 4 meeting for a 7am departure. This leg includes Justin…

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Riding to the Finish

June 7, 2018

As the team prepared for the final day of riding on Thursday, Jay again cooked up a hearty breakfast for the riders.  All were…

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Bob Goes Down—Again

June 6, 2018

As the CEM 900 team awoke, they were greeted by a day that was perfect for riding—sun, pleasant temperatures, and a light breeze.  Jay…

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Riders Down

June 5, 2018

Following a needed day off on Monday, the CEM 900 leg 3 team met at John’s house Tuesday morning ready for the three-day ride…

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Brian Gets His Weather Window

June 3, 2018

The new morning was not better than yesterday, just a different version: cloudy, 48 degrees and wind howling across the lake.  At least it…

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What’s the Chance That We’ll Get a Weather Window?

June 2, 2018

A storm came loudly at 3:15 a.m., wind and hard rain hitting in an instant.  It settled quickly into a steady rain that continued…

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Bike Repairs in Dorset

June 1, 2018

The diary isn’t going to write itself.  Nor is the breakfast going to cook itself.  Nor are the bikes going to ride themselves.  It…

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