Saturday’s Photos

 

It was a warm, dry weekend after a rainy Friday afternoon (like many PMCs we’ve experienced before)

 

At the Sturbridge Starting Line, 5:15am

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Carl, David & Mike ready to go. David wasn’t able to ride because he had shattered his left elbow in a fall on a training ride the prior weekend but came to the start to lend support. The arm sling turned out to be a decent cup holder.

 

Here’s the video of the roll-out. Carl and Mike zip by at about 3:25.

 

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After the riders had rolled out, Carl’s support team remained behind.

 

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Mike’s family came out to cheer: Michelle, Dale and Evan saw Carl but missed Mike at a great waterstop that features the pedal partners.

 

Rolling in to Mass Maritime Academy

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Mike successfully reaches the Saturday finish after a long, hot ride, and still with a smile on his face.

 

On Board the TSS Enterprise

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Carl and Mike had an outside cabin for two on the Mass Maritime Academy’s training ship Enterprise– most importantly, notice the vent in the ceiling, piping in cool, dry A/C. The view of Buzzards Bay out the porthole wasn’t bad either.

 

At Mass Maritime Academy

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Carl and Mike relax on the great lawn at MMA. Notice the solar panels on the light poles in the background. MMA has been ‘green’ for a number of years.

 

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Nothing like a volunteer with a cold bottle of water and a waiting massage appointment (notice the massage tables in the background). She was Carl’s masseuse.

 

 

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Harpoon Brewery continues to be our favorite PMC sponsor. Nothing like a “UFO” hefeweizen at the end of hard day on the road…

 

 

 

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