Posts Tagged with "cycling event"

Swedish Days Century Ride – Hampshire, IL – Review

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

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Swedish Days Century Ride – Hampshire, IL – Review

Our group was small but mighty this year at the 41st Annual Swedish Days Ride organized by The Fox Valley Bicycle & Ski Club in Hampshire, IL near Burlington, IL. The weather report was questionable, but we decided to go give it a try. As it turns out we’d face a number of weather variables including driving rain, thunder & lightning, more rain, then high winds, and finally blazing sun as we ran the ride course.

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Fox Valley Doctor Cycles to Pike’s Peak to Fight Cancer

Monday, June 28, 2010

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Fox Valley Doctor Cycles to Pike’s Peak to Fight Cancer

Sometimes to move a mountain, you have to climb one. I read this Daily Herald article today with great interest. A local private practice surgeon specializing in Breast Cancer, Bob Maganini, will be riding his bike 1,000 plus miles to the base of Pike’s Peak in Colorado, where he will put down the bike and hike to the 14,000ft summit.

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