Wells most recently worked as a controller for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, with her eye toward retirement, Rogers said. She was also an avid gardener and two created a “wonderful landscape” where the memorial service will take place.
They were married for 19 years and had two children, Alex, 17, and Elise,16.
“Pam was the best thing to have ever happened to me,” he said. “We will all miss her greatly.”
The annual ride typically follows the Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine coastlines, according to the event’s website.
The event is limited to 1,600 riders and was designed not to be a race, but rather an “enjoyable experience.”
“The Seacoast Century is unique in several ways thus making it a very enjoyable experience, not a race against the clock or other riders. Traveling through areas seldom seen by general tourists makes this event quite special,” according to the website.
The event included rides of up to 100 miles on Saturday and Sunday.
Rogers said police told him they’re treating the accident as a criminal investigation.
“They have the bicycles. They confiscated her phone, and they took a blood sample. And they have her car,” Rogers said.
Material from the Associated Press was used in this report.