I have spent the last two days riding my bicycle in Nevada. Wow, is this an interesting place. Like Kansas and Colorado, we can ride for hours and only see a couple dozen cars. Literally. There is little life going on here and today we had a good 80 miles without cell service. What are… Continue reading Nevada has been interesting so far
By Jack Owens, youngest SAGger in the history of Ride Hard Breathe Easy On my journey I had no idea of what to expect. In one scenario, I was sitting in a big white van, bored out of my mind. In another, we were looking at beautiful mountains from the road. They were two very… Continue reading A fun week in Colorado, Utah and Nevada
By: Dan Matthews, part of SAG Team V10 Some see the state of Utah and see nothing….nothing for a couple hundred miles. Literally nothing….no other form of life, no animals, no birds, no street lights, no gas station, and no other cars. I’ve seen things on this journey that I never dreamed of seeing…mountain tops… Continue reading Reflecting on my time with Jack…..times 2
Yup. There are now only two states left to complete the Ride Hard Breathe Easy journey! Earlier today, we finished Utah (as tough as Colorado) and put our first steps into Nevada. Wow, hard to believe this ride will be finished next Saturday near the Golden Gate Bridge. More on where we will finish and… Continue reading And Then There Were Two!
Day by day, we are getting closer to The Golden Gate Bridge. And today was a HUGE step forward to getting there on October 14. We started in Tropic, Utah and got going a little past 8:30. There was a gradual uphill and the first 20 miles went fiiiiine. And then the (stupid) wind came… Continue reading And we roll into Cedar City, Utah!
By Paul Owens, Part of SAG V10 Team An old proverb says the journey of 1000 miles begins with one step. In Jack Matthews’ case, it’s 3500 miles and one pedal. And with every pedal of this trek; every hill climbed, ounce of sweat drained, Jack is steering a new, game-changing focus for lung cancer… Continue reading A Journey To Remember
By: Patrick Matthews (has ridden 6 days of RHBE and will finish by my side in San Fran) I remember the first official blog Jack (a.k.a. John) had regarding Ride Hard. Breathe Easy (RHBE). It was November 2, 2016, on Mom’s birthday from her home town, Straide, County Mayo, Ireland. Although not a tourist attraction,… Continue reading RHBE + Rockies + Family = 3 Unforgettable Days