Rebecca and I made it safely to Silverthorne, CO, Saturday evening at about 6:45 PM and met my brother, Laban, and Deanna there. We drove to their house in Denver and enjoyed a rest day on Sunday with them.
Tonight we reached Rand, CO, on schedule! Today was a shorter ride than usual (90.16 miles according to Strava) due to riding an extra 20 miles yesterday.
Day 4 was another very good day, but had a lot of interesting twists and turns.
Today on Day 3, I rode from Dubois, WY, to Jeffrey City, WY, with Strava recording 130.76 miles. The weather varied from sunny and hot to a mild rain (which was quite refreshing) to overcast and quite comfortable.
Today was another wonderful day, with a bit of a shorter ride today of 100.26 miles according to Strava. The weather was sunny and warm, with a low of 63° this morning and a high in the upper 80’s.
Design Outreach’s summer internship program is in full swing. Qinan Zhou and Nick Carlson, DO’s new interns, are working closely with Principal Engineer Naja Robinson and Project Engineer Daniel Wang on several of our current projects, including building the test stand for a fourth-generation gearbox used in LifePump and designing the handle for autoLifePump, to gain some real-world experience in engineering.
Design Outreach leaders recently returned from doing field work in Malawi and Zambia where they conducted training, installed LifePumps and LifePumpLinks, met with partners and governmental officials and made plans for future impact.
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In Malawi, 1 out of every 9 people don’t have access to safe and reliable water. That’s over 2 million people. Thanks to your generosity, the community of Thamanda School in the Nkhata Bay district are now enjoying the benefits of safe and reliable water.
Design Outreach is launching its second annual Golden Cup event that starts June 21st and goes through July 3rd.