Sunday, March 21, 2010

A waking dream...

As hard as it is to believe how well things went out there (relatively speaking, of course...) it is even harder to believe that its finally over.

Done. It feels very, very good to type that.

Thanks to Phil and Tom for the finish line greeting, and for tolerating my meatstravaganza needs for dinner.

At the moment I may be in more dire need of a shower than any white man in history. And it's warming up in here, so I gotta get to that.

More, so much more, later.

Thanks to all, for everything.

MC

42 comments:

  1. "Congratulations" does not even begin to express it.
    see you sushi side

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  2. No, thank you Mike for leading the life that we all are envious of and sharing it with us so profoundly with your prose and pictures. Can't wait to hear the tale!

    Bob

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  3. Well done mate. Astonishing achievement. Bet you enjoyed that shower.

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  4. Congrats on a trip that will inspire for years to come. Fantastic as always.

    Carlos

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  5. amazing effort,the gauntlet has well and truly been thrown down now!!

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  6. we are not worthy.Mike you are a inspiration to us mortals. way to go

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  7. Mike: now, that was inspirational! Followed your spot tracker throughout...Thanks.

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  8. Congrats on a super human powered endeavor! Cannot wait to hear what is next!

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  9. +1 on Bob's comment. I have imagined such things, but do not have what it takes. FWIW, you have my huge admiration and respect. And congratulations.

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  10. Congratulations to a modern day frontiersman. Followed your inspirational trip closely. Rest well.

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  11. Amazing job, Mike. Very cool to see. Excited to see pictures and hear the stories.

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  12. Congratulations!!!! What an incredible feat.... I cant wait to read of your adventures.

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  13. Way to go MP! Come home soon, I want to take you on a long fast SS, we have dirt, lots of dirt!

    REH

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  14. Congratulations! Such an inspiring achievement!

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  15. Way to go MC. You da man!

    dkirk

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  16. I can smell you from here!! It is a sweet smell of success.

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  17. Well done fatass. See you back here.

    "50 yards"

    J

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  18. Beyond Epic! Congrats!

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  19. Nice job Mike. Can't wait to see your photos.

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  20. That's just fantastic, I usually follow your trip every year, hoping hoping this is the year. And it was! btw, I am good friends with the Waughs back in GJ.

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  21. Outstanding Mike. Inspiring ride. You were so sparkly last time you were in SW Utah I knew this was going to be your year. Psyched for you!

    Enjoy the glow.

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  22. Congrats Mike. What an inspiration you are.

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  23. Rad, effing rad. Thanks for opening my mind years ago and still today.

    My big dreams are in part because of these amazing trips.

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  24. Congrats Mike. The accomplishment is astounding. The tale behind it will be even more so, if I know you at all.

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  25. Nice work Mister Now What?
    d pramann

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  26. Awesome shit Mike. Congratulations on a stellar ride man!

    -Chris

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  27. Congratulations on such an effort. I will remember this one for a very long time. Health to you Sir.
    Ari

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  28. Unreal! Can't wait to see the photos and read the stories. Congrats on this monumental achievement.

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  29. Thanks for letting us experience something this amazing through your eyes Mike. You are amazing!

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  30. Awesome, congrats. Thanks for sharing.

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  31. Great job! Congrats!
    Andreas

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  32. Well done Mike, congratulations!

    Ed

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  33. Gosh I hate to admit it, because I don't want your head to swell too much, (you know that man love thing), but you are a stud! Truely amazing job.

    Doug B.

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  34. Congrats on your successful self-supported ride, Mike.

    Now to wind down from your adventure, you need to ride across Iowa this summer in the blistering heat with 10,000+ drunk crazies in RAGBRAI. You'll have to eat a turkey leg every day, a pork chop on a stick every other day, eat church basement pie of all kinds every day, drink a beer every 10 miles whether you are thirsty or not, and wear a colorful costume the entire time. It's very challenging to accomplish all of that. ;-}

    Congrats again!

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  35. Amazing.
    Looking forward to the more and much more.
    Well done.

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  36. Awesome achievement! Hope you are enjoying all the comforts of a warm interior and hot, hearty food.

    Can't wait to hear about the trip from your perspective. Scott's and Jill's posts were great, too.

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  37. IMO...you are the REAL Iditarod Champion. Way to go Mike!

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  38. Whoo yeh man, congratulations!!!

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  39. NIce job on a lonely trip full of hard work.

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