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MS-150 Time, 2013 Edition

Team Superior at the start of Day 1 of the 2012 Bike MS: The Mother Road Ride
Team Superior at the start of Day 1 of the 2012 Bike MS: The Mother Road Ride

For the fourth year, I will be participating in the Oklahoma Bike MS event. The last three years it was known as the Mother Road Ride, having a large portion of the route follow good ol’ Route 66 from Tulsa to OKC. Admittedly, it was pretty awesome to make that last left turn south and a couple miles off see the capital building in the distance.

This year’s a little different though. Instead of going between the two largest cities in Oklahoma, we’ll be doing out-and-back rides on day 1 starting and ending in Chandler, the overnight rest stop location for the last few years. Day 2 will include part of last year’s second-day route, and a good portion looping back along route 66 to Chandler. The idea is to make it easier logistically for all the teams, and to make it fair for teams traveling from OKC and Tulsa.

Why this event? Why support fundraising for MS research? What does “MS” stand for?

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Rolling Route 66 – The 2011 Mother Road Ride

The starting line in downtown Tulsa. The sky looks rather ominous.

The event of the year for Team Superior arrived – the 2011 Oklahoma Bike MS – The Mother Road Ride! Hundreds of cyclists, hundreds of volunteers, hundreds of miles, all for one great goal – supporting the fight against MS!

Our team had some 40 participants, all ready for a rough first morning. The temp started out in the mid-50’s, wet roads and drizzling. It had the makings of a day where most cyclists would look outside and seriously reconsider. But not us. Nope, we gathered up our sweaters, pants, rain coats, and rolled out. Continue reading Rolling Route 66 – The 2011 Mother Road Ride