Thursday, July 29, 2010

Ride For Lightning - Route - Oct. 15th & 16th

Tim and I blasted out the run yesterday and holy shit was that a marathon. We checked out all our routes for the run and made sure everything was solid. The roads are beyond bitchin' and its going to be such a different vibe than our Revenge Run on the east coast of North Carolina, this past April. These roads are going to be a lot more challenging as it will be fall, chilly in the hills and the chance they might be slippery with the leaves falling. This also leads me to clue folks in about the roads. If yall are ridin' with small tanks be aware that you will need to gas up anytime you see a station. Its remote and gas stations can be sometimes about 40 - 60 miles apart. For you folks with no front brakes, be damn careful as some of the grades are steep and full of off camber turns and pitches. Its mountain riding, be prepared.

As we have been putting this run together I can say in all honesty, thank you to all the sponsors that have signed on so fast. You guys get it! This run isn't just about riding or promoting a particular business, through click throughs or money driven promotions. Its about helping a fellow human, who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. If the sponsors see a monetary uptick in sales from being part of the event, killer. A high tide will float all boats and this "can do" attitude is what we are proud to promote and be a part of. So for the few sponsors we are waiting to hear back from, any help today is more help than we had just yesterday. Don't think you have to give big to blow your wad on being a sponsor. If anything donate a few bucks to Lee's online paypal over at or send in a few items that we can raffle off at the after party. All proceeds will be going directly to Lee to help get him the treatment he needs to fight the good fight against this mother fucker known as Multiple Sclerosis. Being on the run, going to the after party and or becoming a sponsor is about fighting the good fight.

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