Saturday Sturbridge to Bourne
the Start – 5:30am
Phil’s Phriends ride to
support Silas and Abby.
Official signage supporting
the riders. When the radar gun is on, we like to see how fast we can go.
Hopefully the blue bike under
the sign of arrows is advertising for the mechanics, and not someone’s actual
PMC steed. Love the white banana seat…
Cherry Street, Wrentham
Always terrific support from
Tempting to stop and hear some
more from the steel drum band.
And a different musical
alternative just down the block.
The balloon arches provided at various places only the route are inspiring.
Tough to read, but two of the
four riders here have “For Mom” signage on their backs.
You may recognize this group
from last year’s inspirational photos.
Lunch stop – Dighton-Rehoboth High School
Another terrific greeting
about 70 miles into the day.
Apponequet Regional High School Waterstop
Along the way
I suspect the owner with a
sense of humor pronounces it “aching back.”
We arrived at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy for
the evening in good spirits and physical condition, after an overcast day
even spotted with rain (why there are no photos of the last 20 miles or so of