Inspection Day!

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Thanks to the lovely host at the Elks Lodge, who secured us the senior center parking lot, we were able to spread out and get down to business preparing all of our vehicles, supplies, and bicycles. A flurry of activity ensued. Inspection time! We passed with flying colors. We were the last inspection appointment of the day. A definite highlight …

Early Morning Prep

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Team Red Dragon prepares for this epic journey. The morning begins quietly as crew members awake one by one. Friendly camaraderie and coffee abounds. Michael is off on his practice ride. The crew begins to focus. The quiet house quickly becomes a hub of energy. The goal of the day to successfully passing Inspection!

Oceanside Arrival

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Excitement abounds in the belly of Team Red Dragon. The energy is mounting as race day grows nearer. A brief walk to the iconic Oceanside pier, then down to business. After our long drive, Francis offered Michael a nice relaxing massage to loosen up. Meanwhile a team meeting last night to go over the beginning race route proved extremely beneficial. …

Dragon Migration

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      A great send off from the HCOE team in Eureka. Photo shoots, fans cheering, and cars honking… then off they went, an epic journey lies ahead..           A lovely pitstop at Waddell Resort in Walnut Creek – swimming pools, hot tubs, good company, and yummy food. Then the long drive down to Oceanside.     …