Day 24: Vernal to Orem, UT

The ride to Orem was beautiful today, especially the second part of the ride and the arrival into town. The morning seemed warm when we started, but as we descended 2,000 feet, the temperature dropped nearly 20 degrees. The mountains in Utah are simply spectacular and many of them are still snow-capped.

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Day 5: Gila Bend to Tucson, Ariz.

Well, the heat today was not nearly as extreme. We completed our leg of the ride before it reached 100 degrees. The magic today was the sunrise. Spectacular is an understatement for the brilliant orange rising about the desert and gleaming between the mountain peaks. We never really got away from the headwind, so it was a challenge the whole day. It was great to arrive in Tucson knowing that Cindy and Mike Parseghian would be in town to host an event in the evening. Read more »