As I write, there are six riders out, and they should be finishing soon. After a chilly climb to Cameron Pass, riders were treated to six moose grazing in the willows at Cameron Pass.
The entire descent of Poudre Canyon was quiet (and warmer the lower you got), so that riders stopping for a big meal at Vern's in LaPorte headed out into temps in the upper 80's and low 90's.
Folks crossed the finish line in Louisville in fine spirits, though, and are now heading to their post-ride dinner down the street.
More photos and details soon, plus pointers to great blogs and slideshows that riders have produced!
A huge thanks not only to Mother Nature, who brightened and cleared just in time for the event, but also our splendid, dedicated volunteers!