Bike 4 Breath - Two Rock Ride
Petaluma, CA - May 28, 2005
Team Salty Dawgs road fast and furiously to raise money for the American Lung Association's Bike4Breath Two Rock Ride. Thanks to the incredible generousity and enduring support of our families, friends and colleagues, we raised enough sponsorship to be the #1 team. I was riding in honor of my mom, a lung cancer survivor, and in memory of a family friend who was not so fortunate. Many thanks to Lauren for her inspiration to let the pirate in all of us be free (and to raise money for good causes!)
I haven't ridden a road bike since my ten-speed I had in junior high. My very gracious friends, Bryn & Susan, lent me an essentially brand new Trek road bike in order to complete my first ever 65-mile ride. Riding more than 500 training miles (both mountain & road) in the past month helped me to complete the route in 6 hours and 8 minutes. Thank goodness I wasn't on my heavy mountain bike!
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