After a 31 year corporate career, I decided to retire this past August at the age of 58. Just how does one start off retirement? I chose to kick it off with a twist, an epic road trip in pursuit of cycling races and cycling destinations.
I was already registered for two races in Colorado: the Leadville 100 MTB and SBTGRVL in Steamboat Springs, which my wife and I signed up for with our Tandem gravel bike. Those events created some preliminary structure to our trip and the remainder would be an exploration of interesting places with as much cycling in the mix as possible.
First, we needed to buy an RV, something roomy enough for an extended trip with our two Dachshund dogs, and most importantly, with an enclosed space to carry bicycles and protect them from theft and weather. We decided on a... Read More »