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Marko Baloh On Winning The Silver State 508

Marko Baloh On Winning The Silver State 508

by Marko Baloh, It has been a long time since I’ve raced the Furnace Creek 508, 10 years to be precise.  2004 was the year of my first and only participation, the year of my comeback from lung operation (after pulmonary embolism at the 2003 Race Across America (RAAM).  Tweety Bird (the name picked by my […]

6/12/24 Hour WTTC Takes Over Borrego Springs

6/12/24 Hour WTTC Takes Over Borrego Springs

by Rick Boethling, The domestic endurance race season, it’s a wrap!  The 6-12-24 Hour World Time Trial Championship (WTTC) is the last US Race Across America (RAAM) qualifier and endurance race in US for 2014.  After three years near the Salton Sea, the 6-12-24 Hour WTTC was moved to Christmas Circle in Borrego Springs, CA, […]

NCOM 2014 - Race Director's Report

NCOM 2014 – Race Director’s Report

by Dex Tooke, Are You Rugged Enough?” is not just a catchy theme.  Rugged is a word the racers of the 2014 No Country for Old Men (NCOM) ultra race had to take to heart.  It describes the country and conditions the racers would have to face. The start of NCOM is set in beautiful […]

Silver State 508 Women's Results

Silver State 508 Women’s Results

By Vaune Davis, Rookie Sarah Cooper set a high bar for future female solo racers at last week’s inaugural Silver State 508 http://www.the508.com/ . The 43-year-old Iowan finished The 508, now on a new route out of Reno, NV http://ridewithgps.com/routes/5901785, in 32 hours and 32 minutes. Averaging 15.68 mph, she placed first of six female […]

Ohio RAAM Challenge 2014 - 400 Mile Champion Kristen Jukowski

Ohio RAAM Challenge 2014 – 400 Mile Champion Kristen Jukowski

by Kristen Waite – Jukowski First off, let me just say that competing in the RAAM Challenge Ohio was one of the best cycling experiences I’ve ever had!  The event organizers and participants were all so friendly and helpful that I would recommend these events to anyone looking to get their feet wet in the […]

…And the weather gods smiled on us (mostly)  A Recap of the Hoodoo Voyager

…And the weather gods smiled on us (mostly) A Recap of the Hoodoo Voyager

…And the weather gods smiled on us (mostly) A Recap of the Hoodoo Voyager – August 23-24, 2014 First, a few quick beats For results of the 500, 300 and stage race: http://hoodoo500.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/2014-Time-Splits.pdf Note Luis Bernhardt in the solo 500 category – Fixed gear, 42 hours and change.  Now that boggles my mind.  Lots of […]

2014 Hoodoo 500 Race Director's Report

2014 Hoodoo 500 Race Director’s Report

 The 2014 Hoodoo 500 is history – and what an incredible race it was!  Many prior records were broken and several new ones set.  We had the highest finisher rate ever; and were thrilled with the success in our newestracedivision- a stage race, which allows participants (and their very happy crews) to race during the […]

Baloh Completes Sixth Tortour

Baloh Completes Sixth Tortour

by Marko Baloh, Here, I have completed my sixth Tortour.  Feelings are mixed.  My goal was to win and the second place is anything but what I wanted.  But I did come across a stronger competitor and Severin Zotterju certainly deserves all congratulations on a well deserved win.  Acknowledgements go to my crew Irma, Matic Šmon […]

Nicole Reist Conquers The 2014 TORTOUR

Nicole Reist Conquers The 2014 TORTOUR

by Nicole Reist, All the preparations for the Tortour 2014 went well and I was glad that I had an experienced crew.  An experienced crew is a key feature for the race, because they know what must be done before the race starts and I have the chance to focus on my job – cycling. […]

2014 TORTOUR Champion Severin Zotter's - Race Report

2014 TORTOUR Champion Severin Zotter’s – Race Report

by Severin Zotter, The 2014 Tortour was my third and last race this season, after an unfortunate DNF at the Race Around Slovenia (RAS) earlier this year, and my third place at the Race Across The Alps (RATA).  At the same time, this 1003 kilometer long race around Switzerland, including 14.500 meters of climbing, would […]

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