Category Archives: On Tour

Today was a very significant day because it was moving day and also century day. I set my alarm for 5 AM and jumped out of bed to finish packing and get the show on the road. I managed to … Continue reading


Last night I had a fantastic nights sleep thanks to my tent mate not being here and doubling up on air up mats and sleeping bags!! Woot woot!! This morning, I was shocked to hear the music pumping at 5:30am. … Continue reading


Good evening and thank you for your time reading this blog post. My name is Rachel Adams and I am a pharmacist for the last eight years with DaVita Rx in Texas and this is my fourth and final Tour … Continue reading


Well, it’s finally here. Tour Davita 2017. I’ve been obsessing about this and training for this since October of last year. What are my impressions now that I’m here? In a word…COLD! In another word…WET! And finally…FANTASTIC! Seattle has been … Continue reading


For as long as I can remember, I have always been a runner and running has always been my sport. Unfortunately, my body wasn’t completely on board with running. As my back issues started to increase, I began biking more … Continue reading


According to Cathy Bready, Tour DaVita is the amazing equalizer. Each and every rider – no matter how fast or how far they manage to ride – feels sore, tired and hungry at the end of each day on the … Continue reading


It’s our second Tour in Washington.  This time we will be riding in the scenic Northwest region of the state, including a ride among the islands inside Puget Sound.  While the last  time we were here the rain gods ruled, … Continue reading


I’m Barbara Purvis, Matthew’s mother. I’m so glad I brought Matthew’s spirit to the Tour. He’s here, he just hasn’t slapped me yet. I’m meeting a lot of nice people and a lot of people who I’ve heard their names … Continue reading


It was an awesome day of travel that started with The Goddess of Maverick – Cathy Bready, my mom, my son and myself enjoying an awesome IHOP breakfast and then arriving at the airport for our flight. As all awesome tours … Continue reading


It’s hard to believe that Tour DaVita 2016 is just a few short days away. This will be my 3rd time to participate in the ride of a lifetime. There are so many things that I am looking forward to … Continue reading