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How Wet Can You Get?

September 24th, 2007

On September 22 I rode my sixth double century – the Knoxville Fall Classic staff ride. A rain storm had been forecasted for Saturday and Thom had been keeping his eye on the radar for much of the week. He thought we wouldn’t get much rain. He was wrong.

There were about 34 riders total, with the bulk of us leaving at 4:30 AM. A faster group left later at 5AM. As we rolled out we saw a huge bolt of lightening off in the distance. It was far enough away that we couldn’t hear the thunder. It was definitely a portent for the day. (more…)

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