Memorial Ride for Kristy and Matt

Hi everyone, I would like to first thank everyone for their kind words in the several posts already started that discuss the loss of our two friends.

I wanted to pass along the details for the memorial ride that will be held to celebrate the lives of Kristy Gough and Matt Peterson -- both of whom were killed this past Sunday in a terrible accident.

Please pass the following information along to your friends, teammates, local bike shops, and the such.

If you would like a *nicer* PDF version of the details below (for distribution, etc), kindly email me at and I will do my best to reply in a timely fashion.

thank you.
Mark Rampton
Third Pillar Racing


Team Roaring Mouse


Team Roaring Mouse Cycles and Third Pillar Racing Team are holding a joint memorial ride this Saturday March 15th, to honor the lives of Kristy Gough and Matt Peterson, our two teammates killed on Steven’s Creek Canyon last Sunday while on a training ride. We welcome friends, family, fellow cyclists and all those whose lives have been touched by Matt and Kristy.

Our ride will include a visit to the site of the crash site for those to share their memories.

Saturday, March 15th

Leaving from Foothill College
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Google map to location:

**We kindly request you do NOT drive out to the crash site during this time, as we need to keep cars to a minimum in the area, given the road conditions.

Meet at 2:30pm, ride by 3pm

30-45 minutes to the crash site. Base pace (ie, mellow). No drop.

Start @ Foothill College (Parking Lot #1, near the football stadium)
– Left on El Monte
– Right on Foothill Expressway
– Continue on Steven’s Creek Canyon
– Return

Route directions via Google:

*Press are welcome to attend, however we request respect during our ride. It would mean the most to us if press were to accompany us on their bikes, as we are all cyclists this week.

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