Cycling 2009 ends with an epic adventure

Well, now that we are officially into the 2010 cycling season (sort of anyway - waiting for the roads to dry, a bit of sun and temps above 45F), thought it was finally time to give a brief recap on the adventures of 2009.  Overall it was a great season with roughly 2500 miles logged on the road. 

As for what has now become my standard season ending ride, the goal was once again to complete 100 miles at the Dam2Dam Mike Utley Foundation bike ride the last weekend in September.  A fund raiser for spinal cord research and for other such beneficial projects to help those with SCI find life and hope once again.

My amazing wife Gwen, and faithful physical therapist Keith Heinzelman, were in attendance.  Our plans changed however the night before the ride when Gwen, carrying all my bags of gear with her vision blocked, sprained her foot on the curb at the Wenatchee Holiday Inn.  This shortened her ride for the next day due to swelling and pain with weight bearing....she was to miss out then on the adventure Keith and I were to have!

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