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2008 Best Buddies Hyannisport Challenge Ride Report

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This was my fourth year riding in the 100-mile Best Buddies Hyannisport Challenge. To fully appreciate the experience, you need to read about the previous rides:2005: The Year of Freezing our Toes Off2006: The Year that Got our Hopes Up2007: Payback's a BreezeOr, if you don't have that kind of time, feel free to jump right in with this year's ride report:Believe it or not, after four years anything can start to feel normal, even riding 100 miles in a day. By now, the rituals are familiar: Pack the gear the night before, remembering to grab a few energy gel packets for later in the ride Repack the gear after changing your mind about half of your gear Try to go to bed early, then toss and turn all night long, checking the clock every hour or so to see if you've overslept yet Get up at 4:30 to eat a small breakfast and drink a large cup of coffee Go out in the dark and get ready to ride 100 miles in the rain Last year we prayed for sun. This year we knew better, so we pra…

New Best Buddies Route Map

The new 100-mile Best Buddies Hyannisport Challenge route has been posted. It looks like we're in for a beautiful ride.

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