Friday, March 18, 2011

Back to Tombstone

The final gathering of our tribe: Hillary: Rich and Sue Anne get in the St. Patrick's day spirit!

And we're back! We rolled back into Tombstone after a hearty breakfast of fried potatoes & 3 meat scramble. The weather cooperated well, hardly any wind, sunny and warm. Many of the tribe opted to lounge by the pool in the afternoon: r&r! Tomorrow is the last day of riding: the week passed so quickly!

Tonight's dinner was an Irish Fest: Green salad, corned beef, cabbage, potatoes & carrots. Chocolate pudding for dessert and everyone was full and happy. Dave led the last map meeting and everyone is squared away on the logistics for tomorrow's ride & shuttle. I think everyone had a great week!

We're on to Tucson and the back to Seattle for a couple of weeks. Rain! I could get used to this sunshine. On return we head to a sold out Texas Hill Country tour. It will be amazing! We'll see Kevin, Joe and Jack back on this ride.

Talking about rides: Utah is close to full so if you're thinking about this great ride sign up soon! We're also working these rides: Oregon Coastal Odyssey, Oregon Gorge, Montana and Sierra Sampler. I would recommend any of these for great riding, scenery and food! Sierra is a must for anyone up to a challenge! It's a great ride: lots of climbing and some pretty amazing descents. A couple days in Mammouth for exploring and riding is a great change for the end of this ride.

Thanks to all the riders and staff on Arizona for a great week. We hope to see you on the road this summer!

1 comment:

  1. Well, I just have to comment after getting home to Virgina (and rain). The S. Arizona trip was great...staff, participants, and Kathy and Jack who kept us fueled. Happy fueled cyclists lead to, what else, happy cyclists! Great scenery, good hills, great food. Oh, if you are travelling with Adventure Cycling, check ahead to see if Kathy and Jack are cooking. We could not say enough about the food. Back in the old country there is a word for 'praise'---kind of the opposite of 'kvetch.' Right---'kvell'. Oy, did everyone kvell over the meals!--- Iris