I have found a home among the riders, 32 strong, 4-5 sub groups, each with a different daily goal. The fastest group is just that, fast strong focused. Another small group is fast but finds the best foods and drinks. Two other groups vary but faster than my group.
My group, I'm not the leader but more of the sweeper and photographer is slower and steady moving. We stop for morning coffee, we stop for lunch and on the long days we stop for afternoon break. We are led by Hette and Jon, they are Dutch and enjoy life to the fullest. Our group varies by the day, from eight to twelve and how a few members feel. This late in this long trip, more people opt out and ride the bus if they feel pains in any joints or muscles. The youngest is 59 the oldest is 79.
We are all strong, ya need to catch us at different parts of the day to see us strong