Our valiant riders had a sunny, pleasant day to descend Poudre Canyon, with only some sprinkles on the plains.
Veteran 1200k randonneur Ron Himschott is full of pep and vinegar even at the finish:
And yes, some folks clumped up and rode together at times.
Here are George Hiscox, John Flanigan (in a great sartorial choice, a Last Chance jersey), Ashton Lambie, James McKee, and Ian Shopland:
The Olsen Brothers, Mark and Bill, did not disappoint, heading straight to the banquet:
In the end, it's all about the riders - and hopefully you've had a great experience - and the volunteers, who've in many cases made the difference in your rides!
Multi-1200k finisher Irene Takahashi (of the Steamboat Springs overnight) drove back, slept a bit, and then pitched in at boisterous finish in Louisville:
We look forward to your photos and stories ... and thanks for joining us on a rewarding mountain adventure!