Randie Polidori

Kim Sharp-LeybaPeak Pedalers 2019

Training this year is a problem for me because for most of the month of May I will be in Israel and Jordan with no opportunity to bicycle or do any aerobic exercise. For that reason I will tell you how I would normally train. First, I try to maintain a basic level of fitness during the off bicycle season. ... Read More

Michael and Cassie Thornton

Kim Sharp-LeybaPeak Pedalers 2019

This blog focuses on our preparation for this year’s Ride the Rockies. Our training, unquestionably, centers around our coach. His primary training methodology hinges on a dual combination of sleep deprivation and resistance training. He wakes us up in the middle of the night to review our route details. And on many of our training rides, he insists we pull ... Read More

2019 Peak Pedaler – Paul Glynn and Michael Moriarty

Kim Sharp-LeybaPeak Pedalers 2019

Read Paul Glynn and Michael Moriarty's latest blog postMeet Paul Glynn and Michael Moriarty The Green Peak Pedallers are an international combination of 12 cyclists from Ireland and California, everyone an RTR virgin. Whether we are 12 wise virgins or 12 foolish virgins remains to be seen ….hopefully everyone will reach each stage finish so that the rest won't be ... Read More

2019 Peak Pedaler – Randie Polidori

Kim Sharp-LeybaPeak Pedalers 2019

Read Randie Polidori's latest blog postMeet Randie Polidori I am 76 years old and a retired District Court Judge. While I was working full time I never had time to train for a ride like Ride the Rockies. I’d taken a few bicycle trips with groups like Backroads, but those rides in no way had either the mileage or the ... Read More

2019 Peak Pedaler – Michael and Cassie Thornton

Kim Sharp-LeybaPeak Pedalers 2019

Read Michael and Cassie's latest blog postMeet Michael and Cassie Thornton After enrolling at Denver Seminary, I (Michael) moved to Colorado from Tennessee in the summer of 2013 in my 1995 2-door Toyota Camry with the rear suspension nearly maxed out from my life’s possessions in the back seats and my two bikes hanging off the back. I met Cassie the ... Read More

2019 Peak Pedaler – Steve Carter

Kim Sharp-LeybaPeak Pedalers 2019

Read Steve's latest blog postMEET Steve Carter Hello, my name is “FairWeather” Steve and I love to ride bikes; in all conditions. My love began as a kid when I would ride all around my hometown in Michigan with friends. I have the fondest memories of finding hidden trails and feeling the freedom that comes with getting out of your house. After getting ... Read More

2019 Peak Pedaler – Peter Deferse

Kim Sharp-LeybaPeak Pedalers 2019

Read Peter Deferse's latest blog postMeet Peter Deferse Hi, my name is Peter Deferse and I’m 10 years old and my first RTR was last year and this year will my second. How I learned about RTR was because of Ms. Dee she was my bike team director. When she was my team director the Denver Post called her and ... Read More

2019 Peak Pedaler – Elizabeth Philbin

Kim Sharp-LeybaPeak Pedalers 2019

Read Elizabeth Philbin's latest blog postHelp Support MaxMeet Elizabeth Philbin I love the places bikes can take you. The climb is always worth it and the descent, even more so. Growing up outside of Detroit, Michigan, biking was primarily a form of commuting over to a friend's house or to and from work. My biking was minimal and my bike ... Read More

Meet the 2019 Peak Pedalers

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 2019 RTR Peak Pedalers MEET BRENDAN I am originally from Ireland having moved to the island of Jersey 32 years ago. Jersey is just off the north west coast of France and New Jersey owes its name to the island. There is an historical connection between the two places. I am married with three children and my wife is American. ... Read More