Tag Archives: Tour Divide

Interview with Tour Divide Rider Andy Hazen

The Tour Divide is known as “The World’s Toughest Mountain Bike Race”. It is a self-supported, weather extreme, food management, multiple 100+ mile-a-day run through 2,700 miles of unfamiliar territory stretching across and along the Rockies from Canada to the … Continue reading

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Weather Channel: Could You Ride the Divide?

Video interview with Matthew Lee about the current Great Divide race. Lee refers to a 67 year old retiree from Maine. Wait till Andy Hazen hears that he is retired, or maybe he told Matthew something we don’t know!

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TD’12 Race- Where’s Andy Hazen?

I DK, no one does. It appears that Andy’s Spot device has not transmitted properly since 6/9/ AM ( yesterday), so we don’t know where he is right now.  You can’t call him, and he can’t call us right now, … Continue reading

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Andy’s going to reach Banff

At 5:30 PM, Saturday, local mountain time zone, I finally picked up a steady stream of GPS points off Andy’s Spot device. Thanks to Cal Latham, who is assisting Andy with digital supports, for listing the procedure for following Andy … Continue reading

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How to Follow Andy ?

My most faithful blog reader, and hiking budddy Tenzing (AKA Clarkie) posted the question many are pondering today: “How can we keep up with Andy’s adventure now that you have left him? My answer is that I am not sure. … Continue reading

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Every Person Needs a Quest

The featured attraction of this morning’s truck ride was viewing one of my favorite towns, Butte, from the highway. Flanked by the gaping maw of the Berkley Pit, the mountainside town looks uneven, slanted even, as it is perched on … Continue reading

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Moving Andy 800 Miles Closer

800 more miles today for the Tundra beer transporter, on top of yesterday’s 644. In Le Roy, NY we were dismayed and too early to view the Jell-O Museum. Although it was Saturday, it still was bumper to bumper around … Continue reading

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Day 2 Road Trip

Made 644 miles on our first day yesterday. Had to rely on the iPhone last night to secure a room. Don’t give me no crap about electronic tools. Friday night into the holiday weekend resulted in some full motels. The … Continue reading

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Road trip to Montana !

Road Trip for the Balrog and Beerdog. Today marks the start of our journey to Montana, where Andy will depart of what will turn into a very long, bike ride- a 2,750 mile ride from Canada to Antelope Wells, New … Continue reading

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Ride the Divide DVD- now via Netflix

On June 8th, this astounding yearly  race begins again.  I just found out that the DVD is now available from Netflix, either as a physical in-the mail- DVD, or as an Instant download format. Appleton Ridge’s  Stephen Gleasner completed the … Continue reading

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