Saturday, August 22, 2015

Vermont Senior Games -- Cycling

Lou Bresee and I showed up at the cycling event for the Vermont Senior Games.   We rode hard and brought home some medals. Lou rode a little faster than I did, but since he is over 75, we were in different classes.
(Photo credits - Sidney Eley)

This is another step in my recovery. I figured that if I wanted to race bicycles again, this was the perfect venue. It was a lovely sunny day and the temperature made it delightful.
Gary Eley sent this photo of me riding one of the time trials.
The Orange Prize

John Bertelsen, youngster.

Gary Eley presents to Lou Bresee.
Gary and I were in the 20k race.

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Recovery Milestone -- P2P Century 2015

I have been aiming to ride the Harpoon Point to Point Century as a touchstone in my recovery from my heart attack back before Christmas, 2014.

On August 8, 2015, I rode with Los Saguaros Rápidos, Bob Schermer's fundraising team for the Vermont Foodbank. Bob has done this ride eight times. His son-in-law Jason, has done every ride save the first. And Christian Nielsen has ridden every year that I have, and he is a top fundraiser, with the highest number of donors.

Thanks to all my generous supporters. You can feel good about supporting the Vermont Foodbank and the thousands of people it feeds each year.

Here is the map of the 2015 100-mile route.

Bob Schermer, Jason Reed, David Jacobowitz, Christian Nielsen.

Los Seguaros Rápidos plus Andy and Jen.

Thanks to all you generous ride supporters and the Foodbank thanks you as well.
If you feel moved to donate to support the Vermont Foodbank, click HERE.