“Learn to ride a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live.” –Mark Twain
Rejuvenated and refreshed by the moderate temps, calm winds, and the memories of yesterday’s gem of a ride, I set off to add more souvenirs to my recollection collection.
The climb out of Hansville was challenging. The infiniti roads and endless views were like a hand on my saddle pushing me forward. I don’t want to pat myself on the back. I had a pretty awesome ride.
At the top of the 20-mile climb out of Hanksville, I came on a scenic overlook with an added reward. Each small sign corresponded with a distant peak or rock feature off on the horizon. The picture doesn’t do it justice.
Staying ahead of nutrition and hydration was the play of the day on this challenging up and down route. The roads went on forever and I needed to, too!
So, you’re permitted to ride on the Interstate in Utah. I don’t highly recommend it. Especially when the wind is in your face as you’re trying to descend into town and the swirling cyclone of the truckers wake is dragging you all over the road.
Little by little, I’m getting there. I hope it is in time to traverse the Rockies!
The city of Green River has a lot to be proud of, but the “Green” river isn’t tops on my list. The Shady Acres RV park is nice.
About the DIRT Dad Fundo Pledge for Day Fourteen—Jessee Langhoff
Here is what Jesse had to say—”DIRT is one of the most positive online communities I’ve ever been a part of. I drifted away over the last year or so due to life circumstances, but I’m happy to be a part of the community and grateful that I am able to support its charitable efforts.”
Amount Raised to Date—$3,446
Thank you, Jessel!
Now off to Moab, UT!
To support Chris in his effort to raise awareness of The DIRT Dad Fund, the non-profit he created to assist members of the worldwide cycling community, check out this link to learn more.
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Semi-retired as owner and director of his private Orthopedic Physical Therapy practice after over 20 years, Chris is blessed with the freedom to pursue his passion for virtual cycling and writing. On a continual quest to give back to his bike for all the rewarding experiences and relationships it has provided him, he created a non-profit. Chris is committed to helping others with his bike through its work and the pages of his site.
In the summer of 2022, he rode 3,900 miles from San Francisco to New York to support the charity he founded, TheDIRTDadFund. His “Gain Cave” resides on the North Fork of Long Island, where he lives with his beautiful wife and is proud of his two independent children.
You will read him promoting his passion on the pages of Cycling Weekly, Cycling News, road.cc, Zwift Insider, Endurance.biz, and Bicycling. Chris is co-host of The Virtual Velo Podcast, too!