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
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!