His attention was focused on two riders approaching.
The riders were a blur in the heat waves, but she was sure one was Pete.
Unlike most first-time riders of this spectacular road, she didn't shudder; instead she leaned far over for a better view, rattling a litany of praises.
Early Saturday morning, the two had boarded a charter bus with scores of bikers for the 372-mile, eight-hour trip to Cortez, Colorado, where they found a pleasant little town abuzz with the activity of 2,000 riders and hundreds of support personnel.
The tour seemed to have attracted most of its riders from Colorado, California, Texas or some part of the west.
It didn't take him long to hit the rest area— he was one of the first riders, a regular Greg LeMonde.
"More than half the riders must have passed here already," he said.
The cluster of 12 riders who passed him further up the mountain was now about to pass the other rider.
The majority of the bikers remained on the course and with college recessed, the streets held only a few locals, waiting for the later rush of the 2,000 riders who'd roll into town.
One of her riders urged his horse into a canter and approached, while she halted her horse, disguised among the men.
The other arm is graduated in ten divisions and carries riders - bent pieces of wire of determined weights - and at its extremity a hook from FIG.
The plummet is now placed in distilled water at 15°, and the beam brought to equilibrium by means of a rider, which we shall call I, hung on a hook; other riders are provided,;nth and ii b th respectively of I.
To determine the density of any liquid it is only necessary to suspend the plummet in the liquid, and to bring the beam to its normal position by means of the riders; the relative density is read off directly from the riders.
Each of the first few harmonics may be easily obtained by touching the string at the first node of the harmonic required, and bowing at the first loop, and the presence of the nodes and loops may be verified by putting light paper riders of shape A on the string at the nodes and loops.
When the harmonic is sounded the riders at the loops are thrown off, while those at the nodes remain seated.
At the outbreak of the war with Spain he resigned from the Navy Department and raised the first volunteer regiment of cavalry, popularly known as the "Rough Riders," because many of its members were Western cowboys and ranchmen expert in the handling of the rough and often unbroken horses of the Western frontier.
The riders and clowns and rope-walkers were all glad to let the little blind girl feel their costumes and follow their motions whenever it was possible, and she kissed them all, to show her gratitude.
All began to run and bustle, and Rostov saw coming up the road behind him several riders with white plumes in their hats.
When they had gone a little less than a mile, five more riders with dogs appeared out of the mist, approaching the Rostovs.
The approaching riders having descended a decline were no longer visible, but they reappeared a few minutes later.
Slipping onto their haunches and sliding, the horses descended with their riders into the ravine.
There was something horrible and bestial in the fleeting glance they threw at the riders and in the malevolent expression with which, after a glance at Kutuzov, the soldier with the sores immediately turned away and went on with what he was doing.