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Bike MS

National MS Society - Bike MS

Last week the Arthur Cycling Team participated in the Annual Bike MS fundraiser - a 100 mile ride from the Las Vegas Motor Speedway to Mesquite, Nevada. It was a chilly morning and headwinds were gusting up to 40 mph. Despite the headwind, a couple flat tires and cool weather we were able to finish strong.

This ride gave us the chance to do a lap around the Las Vegas Motor Speedway before taking Highway 93 to I-15 then to Highway 75 toward Valley of Fire State Park. Valley of Fire provided some beautiful scenery and long steep hills, but what goes up must come down. After Valley of Fire we took Highway 167 back to I-15, then some steep climbing and rolling hills to Mesquite.

This fully supported ride had plenty of rest stops and SAG vehicles which were a big help along I-15 and roads that didn't have bike lanes. This event included a double-century option, letting riders do the 100 mile return route back to Las Vegas on Sunday. We opted out of the seco…