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
Today was a special day for Ride Hard Breathe Easy since it was dedicated to Dad. Dad was a wonderful husband, great father and he loved his grandchildren with all of his heart. He always showed us that family mattered most, and Dad led a life that was very humble and always loving. As my… Continue reading I Miss My Daddy
So on Tuesday night, I went to bed concerned about our van (it made some funky noises), my bike (I damaged the handlebars when I fell as I was stopping. Not hurt, just looked silly) and the backup bike had a flat. And to make things more “interesting”, the weather was for rain all day… Continue reading Kindness and magic always help!
We have conquered Colorado, and put our first steps into Utah. Today, Pat and I finished off Colorado with another 74 mile ride. Over the past three days, we rode over 220 miles and climbed over 12,000 feet! Quite impressive for Pat since he was doing 15 and 20-mile rides to prepare. Pat is one… Continue reading And we are now in Utah!
By Tommy Matthews, Youngest SAGger EVER in RHBE! As you can tell by my heading I do not like school and I am thrilled to be away from it for a few days. I am already dreading going back, I haven’t even started any of my homework (don’t tell my mom). Colorado may be one… Continue reading No School, Breathe Easy
My brother, Pat, came to Colorado yesterday to ride a few days with me. He knows I won the first two days, day three was delayed due to rain and it was his turn for The Rockies. He arrived in the afternoon, joined by his son Tommy (the youngest SAGger ever on RHBE) and his… Continue reading Pat conquers The Rockies too!