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Wounded Warriors: The W100K

Every spring, former President George W. Bush hosts a 100-kilometer bike ride for wounded veterans at his ranch near Crawford. Photographer Bob Daemmrich was there Friday and offers this slideshow.

Mountain bikes cast shadows in the morning sun before the beginning of the three-day, 100-kilometer trip.
Wounded veterans with former President George W. Bush about to start their three-day, 100-kilometer mountain bike ride at Bush's ranch near Crawford on May 1, 2015.
A veteran pops a wheelie at the start of the three-day ride.
Former U.S. President George W. Bush hugs rider Adam McCann at the fifth annual George W. Bush Institute's Military Service Initiative W100K bike ride at his Prairie Chapel Ranch outside of Crawford.
Riders navigate Prairie Chapel Road at former President George W. Bush's Prairie Chapel Ranch outside of Crawford.
Former President Bush leads the way through a stand of cedar trees on his ranch near Crawford during his annual W100K ride for wounded veterans on May 1, 2015.
Riders make their way on the first day of their 100-kilometer ride at former President George W. Bush's ranch near Crawford on May 1, 2015.
A rider tops "Mount McKinnon," named for former Bush adviser Mark McKinnon.
And here's Mark McKinnon, on hand for the fifth annual 100-kilometer ride.
Former President George W. Bush and a group of veterans ride across his ranch on May 1, 2015.

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