Riding Challenge 2019 - Libraries of New Mexico

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Re: Riding Challenge 2019 - Libraries of New Mexico

Postby SandyBallard » Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:09 am

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We have a new Riding Challenge winner! James Lightfoot visited the Carnegie Public Library in Las Vegas New Mexico the other day, his 48th and final library visit of the Challenge. Congratulations James!

James joins Jack Dannenberg in the winners circle but there are a few more Riders likely to complete the Challenge before it ends November 4th.

The latest Challenge results can be found here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1496D0XxiYqxI5o23hZ_WfgvjFaSe0fKu5MCHJ0f1TsY/edit?usp=sharing

Enjoy!
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Re: Riding Challenge 2019 - Libraries of New Mexico

Postby SandyBallard » Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:43 pm

We have our first winner! Jack Dannenberg just completed visiting all 48 libraries in this year's Riding Challenge! Way to go Jack! Jack will collect his prize along with the other winners at the Christmas party in December.

There are a couple of other folks that are on their way to completing the Challenge. You can check out all the latest official results here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1496D0XxiYqxI5o23hZ_WfgvjFaSe0fKu5MCHJ0f1TsY/edit?usp=sharing

Remember, you have until November 3, 2019 to visit libraries so get out there and get smart!
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Re: Riding Challenge 2019 - Libraries of New Mexico

Postby SandyBallard » Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:01 pm

With the improved weather of late there has been some activity on the Riding Challenge front. Seven Riders have completed 36 Rider-Rides. Two folks have even made it to the Woolworth Community Library in fabulous Jal, NM. James Lightfoot and Jeff Clemens have both made the arduous journey to that remote community in the far southeast corner of our state, a location about as far from Albuquerque as you can get and still be in the Land of Enchantment. The rest of us had better get crackin and get down there before it gets too hot.

Here is a link to the spreadsheet with the official Riding Challenge results: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1496D0XxiYqxI5o23hZ_WfgvjFaSe0fKu5MCHJ0f1TsY/edit?usp=sharing

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Riding Challenge 2019 - Libraries of New Mexico

Postby SandyBallard » Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:40 am

Riding Challenge 2019 - Libraries of New Mexico has begun!

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Get smart! By visiting the libraries in the 2019 Riding Challenge you are bound to absorb some knowledge, right? Visit all 48 libraries and win the accolades of your peers and a fabulous prize at next year’s Christmas Party.

It seems like every dinky little town in New Mexico has a tiny, local, community library. We usually blow through these towns on the main drag and miss all of the colorful local flavor that resides just off the highway. Well, the libraries in these towns tend to be located right in the heart of all that local color so get off the road and into some color.

You have from now until midnight on Sunday November 3, 2019 to visit as many libraries on the Riding Challenge as you can. At each library, take a photograph of you, your bike and a library sign. Send your photos to Sandy Ballard at activities@loebmwr.org anytime, but no later than midnight November 3.

Check back here from time to time for updates or corrections to the Rides. Also, feel free to post comments about your Riding Challenge rides here and/or on the club Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/loebmwr/).

You don't have to ride the same bike on every ride. Mix and match, as you like. The Riding Challenge is not a race; the order in which Riders complete the Challenge is not considered. You must be a member of LOEBMWR to win prizes. You can join for a paltry $35/yr at http://www.loebmwr.org/JoinRenew.aspx

The Libraries

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Here is the information about the libraries:

Google Map:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1LGu3Wokn3DOfO0LN9nuxN0t0m6VCylMy&usp=sharing

Google Sheet:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1sh331iFO0wHi88uH5au76bAjt3tzevZXih03IMC8yJE/edit?usp=sharing

Google Earth File (KMZ):
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1N8vEYfLayqTciTN0E_KVCB-mw2BTcpnu

GPX File (Basecamp):
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1rzhLR9BaWRwIV20attkJ5Q56KhrYrIw3/view?usp=sharing

Instructions for downloading the GPX file to your Garmin GPS:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AgF2B16RtK44IQSBZ6vp6ILz56O21IyN/view?usp=sharing

Have a great time out there!

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