Perfect weather for a bike ride . . .

October 3, 2007

From the Archives: The 2003 300K Brevet

The mighty K.C. 300k!!!
Arguably one of the toughest brevets in the country, boasting 17,000+ feet of climbing in 187 miles.


Just one shot of the long stretches of road that comprised the day’s task – Highway “E”, somewhere in Missouri…



Our tandem-riding friends – no matter what the day brought, they always had a smile and a wave…



No matter where you end up on a bicycle, THIS is a welcome sight…. The Casey’s in Albany, MO.



The Dude – after just rolling in from the road & getting ready to ditch the heavy backpack for a few minutes of rest at the Casey’s. Only 94 miles to go from this point…



The Warbird – taking a few minutes of well-deserved rest with his trusty hound that was brought along with our photographer, Don, W0DEW – wondering if 94 more miles are worth it…



The Dude, Warbird and friends outside the Phillips 66 in Stewartsville, MO near US-36, sharing a couple of chuckles over cycling tales, while I refuel and prepare for the final 45 mile run back to Liberty and the finish. Warbird, and the gentleman in the foreground, had at this point dropped out of the running – heat and fatigue were taking their toll on several riders, and I was beginning to wonder why I was about to climb back in the saddle...

No comments: