Well, the journey is complete and I am here in San Francisco with my beautiful wife, Beth. It has been an amazing 52 days of riding, and a very special nine months getting ready for Ride Hard Breathe Easy. The first blog was on November 2 in County Mayo, Ireland, from the property where Mom… Continue reading Family is everything!
After a big Eagles win last night, Tom, Pat, Sean Lamb (from SJP) and Andy Hancock (from SAP) started Day 51 from Fremont, CA. We eventually completed another 65 miles on our way near The Golden Gate Bridge. Along the way, we stopped at SAP in Palo Alto and picked up three more riders. Eric,… Continue reading Almost there!
Wow. That’s what immediately comes to mind. Day 50 was a BIG Day! Bill and I started from just outside of Stockton, CA and rode about 12 miles to start. We then went up to the northern part of Stockton to Manlio Silva Elementary School to see some children in the YMCA program. Emily asked… Continue reading What! A! Day!
We had another great day today, traveling 84 miles from just outside of Yosemite Park to south of Stockton, CA. And more importantly, we have a route to finish the ride, knowing the fires and the smoke are still troubles for everyone in the Napa Valley area. It is so sad about the loss of… Continue reading We know our way to San Francisco!
Day 48 is in the books! No bike riding, and we are in Groveland, CA, ready for the final four days of cycling to Crissy Field! Peggy, Maggie and I drove from Tracy, CA to the airport this morning, and I hung out at Starbucks in San Bruno, catching up while the Final SAGger (V13… Continue reading Glad to have a day off!
Today was Day 47 of Ride Hard Breathe Easy and was spectacular! And hard. Last night, we stayed in June Lake, about 15 minutes from where we would start today. When we woke up, I asked my cousin Maggie the temperature. She said “20” (that’s Farenheit) and i asked her to check again in 15… Continue reading Yosemite National Park was breathtaking!
By Peggy and Maggie Stohler By now, you’ve probably realized that we’re the two clowns that Jack has been hanging around with the past two days. All we can say is “Lucky Us”!! We feel so privileged that Jack invited us to participate in this amazing journey. We were a little unsure and frankly terrified… Continue reading What happens in Tonopah, stays in Tonopah!