Tag Archives: Tour Divide

Conquering the Divide

On Jun 14th Luke Ragan embarked on Tour Divide a totally unsupported cross country bike race of 2700 miles across some of the most difficult terrain in North America.  At 5 AM on July 5th he had completed the ride. … Continue reading

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I Guess I’ll Do the Race?

Talked to Luke last night, he’s made it back to Southern Illinois.  For nearly 2 hours he told me stories about the high and lows of Tour Divide.  I should have taped the conversation because I will never remember everything, … Continue reading

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Whats up July?

This time last year it hadn’t rained in over a month, I didn’t mow my yard for a month, the fireworks were canceled due drought, and it was 90+ degrees every day. This summer its like we’re living in a … Continue reading

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Luke In New Mexico: Tour Divide Day 18

No updates from Luke in awhile.  I guess 15 hours a day on a bike is taking up most of his time.  I just did the math, and for the last 18 days Luke has not been riding his bike … Continue reading

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Luke’s Odyssey: Tour Divide Day 10

June 19th on Luke’s Facebook: Just set a new bar for suffering. 2 hours of snow Ice and rain temp 29 on top of mt Fleecer. It was touch and go… June 24th Luke called this morning to give me … Continue reading

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Luke’s Tour Divide Day 4: Luke searches for meaning in Bigfork

Luke called this morning to give me an update and perhaps get some encouragement. It was time for him to get on his bike but he was having a little trouble getting motivated to get started.  He had stayed overnight in Bigfork Montana … Continue reading

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Luke is Touring the Divide Day 3

Well I’ve promised you full coverage of Luke’s Tour Divide, but right now I have little to offer.  Here’s what I can tell you as of Sunday afternoon. Luke is on his 3rd day of riding and has so far … Continue reading

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