Adventures of a Rescue Rider :: Day 4

We’ve nearly reached the halfway mark of our 9-day cycling tour through the mountains of Colorado. At this point, I’m EXHAUSTED! Regardless, the alarm will sound tomorrow at 4:00 a.m and our wheels will be rolling by 5:00 a.m. Throughout this ride, it’s become increasingly clear that preparation is everything. To get to this point, a lot of time […]

Adventures of a Rescue Rider :: Day 3

For the past few days, starting between 4 – 4:30 am, our routine has been: wake up, don our Rescue Rider jerseys, slip into our cycling shoes and strap on our helmets.  By 5 or 5:30 am, we’re ready to jump in the saddle of our trusty steeds. Then, we pedal ALL DAY!  Occasionally, we stop for breaks to catch […]

Adventures of a Rescue Rider :: Day 2

Today was a doozy. I mean, who invented a 50-mile hill anyway? And, after 11 hours, 107 miles, cold, hot, wind, a few nasty drivers, zero to no shoulders, gravelly roads, and yet another hill, we were all totally exhausted. Throughout the day, a Bible verse kept coming to mind, the one in James where […]

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