Worst Day bike ride

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“The Three Amigos and Doug” brave the cold weather for the Worst Day fo the Year Bike Ride.


“The Three Amigos and Doug” ride their two-wheeled steeds past the Western Colorado Botanical Gardens as they head for Fruita for a chili lunch and then back during the Worst Day of the Year Bike Ride this morning.

From left to right are Megan Burns, Michelle Wilson, Doug Cecil and Keli McCabe. The three women are from Grand Junction, while Cecil is from Leadville. About five dozen people participated in the bike ride, which was a fundraiser for Homeward Bound

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