Rotarian On The Road

Rotarian on the Road – Running Across Death Valley for Polio

Rotarian on the Road – Running Across Death Valley for Polio

Fellow Rotarians, This week my good friend, and fellow Rotarian, Rob DeCou of Playa Venice Sunrise Rotary, ran 146 miles from the Badwater Basin, across Death Valley, and to the top of Mount Whitney…all to raise funds and awareness for our own End Polio Now campaign. Badwater Basin is the […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Pikes Peak

Rotarian on the Road – Pikes Peak

Fellow Rotarians, Last week I attended the Rotary Club of Fort Collins Breakfast meeting. I traveled to Fort Collins to hang out with my friend and fellow Rotarian Mike Labate, who owns Rocky Mountain Westy, a vintage Volkswagen shop. After attending his Club’s meeting I took my van to have […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Colorado Trail Fail

Rotarian on the Road – Colorado Trail Fail

Fellow Rotarians, This past week I set out into the Colorado Rockies with the goal to hike the 485 mile Colorado Trail in less than 14 days. By the end of day 2 I’d already traversed 70 miles of the CT but quickly realized that the Colorado monsoons were chilling […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Adventure Dependency Disorder

Rotarian on the Road – Adventure Dependency Disorder

Fellow Rotarians, I have a confession to make, I have a severe case of ADD, Adventure Dependency Disorder. Yes, it’s self diagnosed, and yes, I made it up, but I think it pretty much sums up my life over the past few years! If you need a quick break from […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Work

Rotarian On The Road – Work

Fellow Rotarians, My weekly dispatches from the road typically involve my adventures in living free, but contrary to popular belief, or at least to contrary to what my mom believes, I actually do work. I manage the online marketing for two companies and the freelance nature of my projects allows […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Rio Grande Gorge

Rotarian on the Road – Rio Grande Gorge

Fellow Rotarians, It’s been a nice change of pace to go from the two wheels of a bicycle to the 4 wheels of my van. Tantor doesn’t have air conditioning though so I’m still struggling through the summer heat, and while it’s definitely faster, my 4 speed, 4 cylinder behemoth […]

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Rotarian on the Road – 3000 Mile Bicycle Race

Rotarian on the Road – 3000 Mile Bicycle Race

Fellow Rotarians, Last week was a tough, but incredibly rewarding experience. The 4 Dudes Race 3000 Miles To A Cure team left Oceanside, CA on June 17th pulled constant shifts on bicycles to pedal 3,070 miles to Annapolis, MD. We finished the cross country bicycle race in 7 days, 4 […]

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Rotarian On The Road – 4 Dudes Race 3000 Miles To A Cure

Rotarian On The Road – 4 Dudes Race 3000 Miles To A Cure

Fellow Rotarians, This Saturday my team, 4 Dudes Racing 3000 Miles To A Cure, will set out on a 3,070 mile bicycle race from Oceanside, California to Annapolis, Maryland. Race Across America is known as the “World’s Toughest Bicycle Race” and even with a relay team of 4 riders we […]

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Rotarian On The Road – Race Across America

Rotarian On The Road – Race Across America

Fellow Rotarians, Thank you for the opportunity to share my story about bicycle touring around South America and my upcoming Race Across America bicycle race. I enjoyed seeing everyone at the lunch meeting and spending some time at the Social Hour laughing and sharing stories from the past few months. […]

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Rotarian on the Road – Santa Barbara

Rotarian on the Road – Santa Barbara

Fellow Rotarians, I’ve spent the past week here in Santa Barbara working, training on my bicycle, and catching up with good friends. No matter where I go around the world Santa Barbara always feels like home and I love hanging out around the beach, up in the mountains, and of […]

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