On September 3rd, the cyclists were met with a wonderful reception at the Clock Tower Resort in Rockford, Illinois. It was followed by a fundraising party in the Tilted Kilt, which featured Irish dancing, Irish music and more!
Archive for Video
Mark’s compilation of cycling videos, giving an insight into what the boys have been up to the last while.
On August 22nd, the Cycle of America 2010 team reached South Dakota’s premier tourist attraction, Mount Rushmore National Memorial. The heads of 4 U.S. presidents – Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt – are carved in granite on the rockface.
Watch the lads as they pose for photos, attend a presentation and suggest a future addition to the mountain.
Jesse Ziebart organised a fundraising pancake breakfast for us on Saturday morning, August 21st. Cyclists from the Spearfish area were invited to cycle up to Jesse’s Rimrock Lodge in Spearfish Canyon, receive a wonderful breakfast, meet the COA team and make a donation to Livestrong.
There was a fantastic turnout, and we got to meet a lot of great people. Thank you to Jesse and Andi for making the whole thing happen, and thanks to everyone who turned up on the day!
How long does it take Eoin to change a punctured tyre? Watch this to find out!
A brief video showing an average day in the life of the Cycle of America 2010 cyclists. It charts their journey from Ellensberg to Moses Lake on August 3rd, and features punctures, pit stops and the daily halfway-point meet-up with Rob and Donal.
The COA team attend the annual county fair and rodeo in Superior, Montana on August 7th.
A big thanks to everyone in the town who made us feel welcome, including Sharon Smith from the Big Sky Motel (who kindly gave us free accommodation), Tallie from Durango’s and ex-pat Robert McGuinness. Plus, a big thanks to everyone who agreed to appear in our video!
Here’s a short video of some of Seattle’s finest sights, including Pike Place Market and the Seattle Aquarium. We also pass by the Safeco Field, home of the Mariners baseball team.
The song is White Winter Hymnal by Fleet Foxes, one of Seattle’s finest bands.