Adventure on two wheels: A 100-miler in tropical heat

30th August, 2014 by

By Edward Stoner

EAGLE COUNTY — Those of us who have congregated in the Colorado Rocky Mountains tend to share qualities such as a deep passion for the great outdoors, a sense of adventure and contentment in a mild climate. Our valley is full of athletic ability that thrives in mild to moderate temperatures. So what happens when you pluck a deceivingly delicate mountain flower and send her to the tropics of Latin America to compete in extreme conditions? Have a seat, grab some coffee and keep reading if you are curious. My name is Karen Jarchow, a Vail Valley transplant since 2007. …

Source: Vail Daily Feed



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