Cycle of Lives – Day 23

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  Day 23 of the 5,000-mile ride was a wild one. I started in Baytown, Texas, and headed east towards southern Louisiana; Sulphur, Louisiana, to be exact, some 115 miles away. It wasn’t the direct headwind or the lightening fast trucks screaming by on the highway, or even the wet-sauna-like conditions that made it wild, […]

Cycle of Lives – Day 13

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I sit here at the end of Day 13, tired, sore, wiped out, and nervous for a tough day that begins in about 8 hours. But, I also sit here grateful. I’m grateful to have Erin supporting me as I’ve needed her help most days, several times a day; I’m grateful that my body is […]

Cycle of Lives – Beginning Day 8

I’m about to begin Day 8 of my solo ride across America to raise awareness and funds for cancer. The first seven days have not been without some challenges. I’ve been trying to balance the drive and focus needed to complete each day’s leg, with the unforeseen issues that arise throughout each day that attempt […]

Cycle of Lives Ride – Day 6

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Today was supposed to be an easy day: 85-miles, 1,700 feet of climbing, and some long downhill sections. It was supposed to be a little cooler. It was supposed to take about 6 hours. Well, so much for “supposed to’s.” I woke up sore and a little beat up, but optimistic and hopeful for my easy […]