Hal Russell, Cyclist , a 66 year old Living Legend has once again said, “No, Thanks” to the myth of age, by completing the world’s hardest and longest mountain bike race, The Tour Divide. 2,745 Miles of hard rock challenge that can push one to over 11,000 feet in the sky and dip-down to where they breed hoards of mosquitoes that can be seen from a mile away. They say heroes are made by the paths they chose, not by the powers they are graced with. Hal Russell choose his path and stayed with it for 28 Days, 2 Hours and 15 Minutes. The power that stayed with him throughout was his ability to finish, even before he had ever started. Evening Shade Farms, a team of organic body care product entrepreneurs and cycling enthusiasts, are extremely proud to co-sponsor Hal Russell, this gentle giant of few words…has a proven smile that overshadows even the most difficult times. Evening Shade Farms, also on The Tour with a lot more than a jersey…we were the Organic Lip Balm called THE BOMB, which helped soothe and avoid painful irritations. We were the Organic Eco-safe Insect Repellant called BUGZEE…that did the job that DEET couldn’t…and did it safely. As for the seat of all cyclist problems, Evening Shade Farms has stepped-up to the plate with two glide-by hits:
And Second, THE BOMB Organic Anti-Friction Chaffing Stick…pretty slick…second to none, like Hal Russell…our Organic Bomb.
Hal’s dream ride: Vietnam once again. This time to cycle across the country on his Trek Superfly.