Friday, May 1, 2009

4/25 Stove Prairie 200k - More Photos!

A few more vignettes from a ride that tested everyone's mettle ...

John Flanigan brought his bike and usual enthusiasm, but left his helmet at home.

Fortunately Leslie Holton had an extra helmet (which in the end did fit, but did not become less pink.)

Here is Horsetooth's Heartbreak Hill on last spring's Stove Prairie "properly sunny" 200k:

... and here it is this year:

It's amazing how cheerful volunteers like Paul Brown can be, doing what they can for the riders while risking hypothermia.

... and in stark contrast, here are our volunteers' riders Michelle Grainger and Steve LeGoff sampling the snowballs at the Stove Prairie summit mere days before our odyssey.


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