El Tour de Tucson: I Laughed, I Cried…. And Three Years Later I Bought the Photo Package

Let's talk about this photo: Here I am, wearing a camelback and a grimace. My hand is on the saddle, holding my body weight up because I just rode 80 miles on a men's saddle. The following tells the story of the race that prompted me to start Bicycle Bettie, and why you should ALWAYS buy the photo package. 

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Day 3: Ludington to Manistee: "Family Secrets"

“I guess that’s what we do as adults,” Sharon said, putting the fragile, 100 year old tiny doll down.  “We fill in the missing pieces of our childhood.” And so was my time in Manistee, filling some missing pieces of my childhood.… uncovering the truth of my family’s past, of my past, in the small town where all my family’s names are etched in granite

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