Category: Freedom Tour

Posted on: June 11, 2019 Posted by: Rich Comments: 0

Only 12?

Jesus called 12 disciples. He could have summoned thousands. He could have surrounded himself with huge crowds of adoring followers. He spoke the truth of the universe. He might have opened a university-sized teaching enterprise to spread the message as far as possible. He didn’t. He wasn’t concerned with bigger …

Posted on: June 10, 2019 Posted by: Rich Comments: 0

The Difference Between Good And Good Guys

Last time we talked about the home team and good guys. It’s fun to cheer for the home team. Our cyclists enjoy wearing FREEDOM TOUR jerseys and being part of a great circle of committed, passionate people. We like being the good guys. We’re also really clear that uniforms are …

Posted on: June 4, 2019 Posted by: Rich Comments: 0

Good Guys and Bad Guys

Becky and I had a great time at a Colorado Rockies game. We even got to visit the radio broadcast booth, courtesy of Rockies’ broadcaster Jerry Schemmel, who’s going to ride with us in the FREEDOM TOUR Prologue on June 15th. In a Major League Baseball stadium, everything (except the …

Posted on: May 29, 2019 Posted by: Rich Comments: 0

Sunscreen And Oreos

I used to spend lots of time in the sun. Long days doing construction work. I remember those glory days, no shirt and a great tan and who needs sunscreen. I remember each time the dermatologist removes small growths from my back. It’s easier to get better (or more fun) …

Posted on: May 10, 2019 Posted by: Rich Comments: 0

Don’t Be George

George Costanza had a strategy. Actually, Seinfeld’s quirky sidekick had many strategies. George was constantly spouting a philosophy of life, dating, or friendship. He spent most of his time explaining why his life was in chaos. George was more interested in rationalizing his incompetence than in addressing it. George’s overarching …

Posted on: May 6, 2019 Posted by: Rich Comments: 0

What’s Possible?

Two ways to assess an opportunity. I told you a few days ago I fussed about buying my new bike for a couple of years. Put it off, looked for every excuse to say NO, all the reasons it wouldn’t work. That’s the fear side. What will it cost? What …

Posted on: May 3, 2019 Posted by: Rich Comments: 2

What About Those Guys?

Two blocks in thirty minutes. I’ve told the story of my first handcycle ride many times, but Jerry Schemmel asked a great question during our interview for his radio show. “What about the guys who helped you?” He’s absolutely right. Like everything else about Rich’s Ride and the FREEDOM TOUR, …

Posted on: April 30, 2019 Posted by: Rich Comments: 1

Fear Of…What?

I certainly didn’t need my new bike. My old bike was fine. I could have kept cranking it for a long time. So what’s the deal? Was it just about buying a shiny new toy? I hope not. I bought this bike for a specific purpose. It’s similar in many …

Posted on: April 26, 2019 Posted by: Rich Comments: 0

On Hiding Out

I enjoy doing tech stuff. I know, it’s odd. I like figuring out how to build web pages, edit video, create spreadsheets. All the stuff the makes most folks’ eyes glaze over is my idea of a fun challenge. It’s all useful, too. We need a high-quality website and compelling …

Posted on: April 25, 2019 Posted by: Rich Comments: 0

Heard It On The Radio

We get to do some fun stuff. This week we visited the studios of KOA Radio in Denver. Jerry Schemmel, radio voice of the Colorado Rockies, interviewed me for his Sunday morning show. We had a great time telling the story of Rich’s Ride, the FREEDOM TOUR, and the HOME …

Posted on: April 16, 2019 Posted by: Rich Comments: 0

Crazy Dreams

You probably noticed golf this past weekend. Maybe you were glued to every moment of the Masters Tournament. Maybe you care nothing about golf and just caught a mention somewhere on the news. But most of us know something special happened Sunday in the world of golf. Few individuals command …

Posted on: April 11, 2019 Posted by: Rich Comments: 1

A Little Sad

If you’ve wondered about the lack of updates this week, I simply haven’t felt much like writing. Rich’s Ride lost a member of the family on Monday. Monte joined us at age 2 in 2006. If you’ve followed along for a while you know Monte was my service dog. For …