Wow! What a season 2017 season! Our 8th year and going stronger than ever. Lot of training rides, lots of new riders, lots of new friends. The completion of the ride is always a little bittersweet - the culmination of a long summer of training pays off with some great scenery and great friendships. The ride is over, but now we can sleep in on the weekend without guilt!
38 - total teammates (5 more than 2016!)
11 - new riders to the Bike MS: Pedal los Pueblos
1 - long lost return riders from years past (Yay Brady)
22 - riders who have done the ride >2 years
16 - riders who have done the ride >5 years!
0 - number of bike free weekends since June 17 (team wide)At the MS ride:
24 - number of riders on our largest training ride (Ride to Santa Fe!)
7 - new rookie riders
10 - Saturday training rides we had this year! (ranging from 14-24 riders)
9 - Sunday training rides (thanks to Ali and John M. for leading!)
9313- Miles of training (team wide)
30 - riders Day 1
28 - riders Day 2
8 - Friends and family volunteers!
1 - Awesome Penultimate rest stop at Puy Cliffs Day 2!
3 - Brand new century riders! (Congrats Robin, Maria, Rhea)
1 - Crash (yours truly, and was very minor)
22- riders to completed the Century ride Day 1!
19 - riders to make it to Puye Cliffs on Day 2
3790 miles rode a the BikeMS (team wide)
10 - top fundraisers (raised more than $1000 a piece!)
$24,877 (and counting) raised by the Penultimates in 2017!
>$175,000 raised by the Penultimates in our 8 years of riding