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Moun10Bike 15 Year Tribute Geocoin A DOT for Mike - Tour Divide

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Released:
Friday, June 9, 2017
Origin:
Michigan, United States
Recently Spotted:
In 2018 MiGO Winter Social

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I am a MounTenBike geocoin and a tribute to the late Mike Hall, one of the world's premier Endurance Cyclists. Mike was hit and killed by a motorist south-west of Sydney, Australia, while competing in the 2017 Indian Pacific Wheel Race. My goal is to defend Mike's 2016 race victory and record time in the Tour Divide. I must first get to Banff, Alberta, Canada. Once there, I must make my way to as near Indian Wells, New Mexico, United States as I can.

About This Item

MounTenBike 15 Year Geocoin

Endurance cyclists use SPOT GPS trackers which transmit their position to race organizers, family and interested fans, typically called "Dot Watchers". Live tracking is available for organized events on the Internet. Cyclists all over the world check in often to see the progress of their favorite riders. Mike's "dot" stopped moving early Friday, March 31st, 2017 near Canberra.

I hope to emulate Mike's Dot along the Tour Divide.

Take me with you on a bike trip. Leave me in geocaches along bike routes and paths. Post photos of our adventures. If you are a Dot Watcher, watch my partner coin, “A DOT for Mike – IPWR.” Please keep me pedaling toward my goal.

My origin is a cache south-west of Sidney, Michigan, USA: Inspired to Ride, GC76TG0. I would be happy to check in to any Sidney cache.

Thank you for keeping me in circulation.

Ride in Peace Mike

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Tracking History (5838.2mi) View Map

Dropped Off 2/9/2018 Goldfinch placed it in 2018 MiGO Winter Social Michigan - 148.82 miles  Visit Log
Visited 1/20/2018 Goldfinch took it to Ocsew Michigan - 2,320.62 miles  Visit Log

Visiting the cache today.

Visited 12/10/2017 Goldfinch took it to Michiganders visit St Kitts St Kitts - 59.19 miles  Visit Log

Was hopping that I would have found a cache large enough or would have been able to leave in an event. Neither worked out so now they are headed back home with me. I will look for some place soon to let them go free,

Visited 12/9/2017 Goldfinch took it to Fossiliferous Limestone Antigua and Barbuda - 314.62 miles  Visit Log

Visiting

Visited 12/8/2017 Goldfinch took it to Caribbean Cruising - Barbados TB Hotel Barbados - 142.11 miles  Visit Log

Visiting

Visited 12/7/2017 Goldfinch took it to I can sea four miles Martinique - 1,961.8 miles  Visit Log

Visiting

Visited 12/5/2017 Goldfinch took it to New York Harbor New York - 615.8 miles  Visit Log
Visited 11/25/2017 Goldfinch took it to What Is Geocaching? Michigan - 51.27 miles  Visit Log

Time to show that I still have this one. Will actually be moving it along real soon as we are headed out on a trip.

Visited 10/3/2017 Goldfinch took it to Two ways to hide gray hair Michigan - 10.01 miles  Visit Log

To show that I still know I have this trackable I feel I should have it visit the cache.

Visited 8/30/2017 Goldfinch took it to TOUR OF LAKE ANN Michigan - 117.01 miles  Visit Log

Thought I would have this visit a cache we did today to show that I have not forgot I have it.

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