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Rise Across Texas Challenge Day 4

Monday – Day 4 of the Rise Across Texas Challenge.  Wow – I gotta say that today…was challenging. Actually, it sucked. It was much harder than yesterday and 25 miles less.  Wet and painful. We had it all:  rain, bad traffic very close to the shoulder, rolling hills into Brenham, 30 mile-per-hour head winds, and […]

Rise Across Texas Challenge Day 3

Sunday was Day 3 of the Rise Across Texas Challenge, the second and biggest day of riding, and took the group from Kountze, Texas to Conroe over the course of 85 long miles and nearly six hours on the bike.  It was without question the farthest I’ve ever ridden in a single day…that’s probably true […]

Rise Across Texas Challenge – Day 2

Day 2 was the first day of riding; the group went from Orange, Texas at the Texas-Louisiana border to Kountze, Texas.  Some of the early circles near Orange were due to the kick-off ceremony.  We had beautiful weather and the wind only kicked up towards the end of the ride.  I’ve got a feeling these […]

A bike ride across Texas

For the next few days, this blog will be focused on a bike ride across Texas.  Myself, Al Koehler, Jim Crow and a bunch of other folks will be biking across Texas for charity. In particular, for the Rise School / Austin. In particular, The Rise Across Texas Challenge is a bike ride that will cross the state […]