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Silver State 508 The Newest, Oldest RAAM Qualifier

Silver State 508 The Newest, Oldest RAAM Qualifier

 The Silver State 508 is the newest RAAM Qualifier. Last year, the National Park Service decided to cancel all cycling events in Death Valley National Park, including the iconic Furnace Creek 508 – the second oldest endurance road race in America. Event operator AdventureCORPS, made the decision to hold a shortened version of the iconic […]

Morley Wins 2014 Cascade Ultra

Morley Wins 2014 Cascade Ultra

  Solo racer Adam Morley was the first racer to return to the Luke McRedmund Landing in Redmund, WA thus capturing the win at the 2014 edition of the Cascade Ultra.   Morley completed the very challenging 452 mile Cascade Ultra race course which passes through the Cascade Range while traversing four mountain passes in a […]

Staley and Cuddihy Claim Solo Wins at The 308

Staley and Cuddihy Claim Solo Wins at The 308

Rich Staley of Reno, NV has won the 2014 edition of the Trona 308.  Staley covered the 308 miles and 20,000′ of climbing from Santa Clarita, CA to Trona, CA and back in 18hr 56min to claim the Men’s Solo Title.  Brandon Tinianov from Santa Clara, CA arrived at the finish in second position at 22hr […]

Vaune Davis Talks RAW on CBC Radio

Vaune Davis Talks RAW on CBC Radio

Canadian Vaune Davis will be competing in the 2014 Race Across the West (RAW) and took time out of her busy work and training schedule for a  Canadian Broadcast Corp. interview about ultra marathon cycling, aging endurance athletes, and the upcoming Race Across the West.    

Hopkinson Sets  New UK Records

Hopkinson Sets New UK Records

Congratulations to Chris “Hoppo” Hopkinson on setting two new Ultra Marathon Cycling Association (UMCA) records in the UK.  Chris established new marks for London (England) to Cardiff (Wales) and Cardiff to Edinburgh (Scotland).  Chris’s records have been officially certified by the UMCA and details of his rides are as follows: Chris Hopkinson, 47, Barton, United Kingdom Standard […]

The Texas Ultra Cup Really Heats Up

The Texas Ultra Cup Really Heats Up

The Texas Ultra Cup (TUC) race series standings have been updated and may be seen by clicking this link  or by looking at the TUC website. Don’t forget that you only need three of the six 2014 races to earn one of those awesome trophies.  There are still 2 races left that are part of The Texas […]

The Silver State 508 Set for October 5-7 in Reno

The Silver State 508 Set for October 5-7 in Reno

The 2014 Silver State 508 (formerly the Furnace Creek 508) will take place Sunday-Tuesday, October 5-7, based in Reno, NV.  Registration will open for 2013 508 veterans, and former 508 race staffers from any year, on Tuesday, May 27.  All of this first wave of applicants will be guaranteed entry, as long as they register […]

 Angelo Piselli Sets Trans Italy Records

Angelo Piselli Sets Trans Italy Records

Congratulations to Angelo Piselli on setting a new Double Trans Italy cycling record.  Angelo’s record has been officially certified by Ultra Marathon Cycling Association (UMCA) and details of his ride are as follows: Angelo Piselli, 50, Verucchio, ITALY Standard Bike Italy West-East-West Using previously established endpoints West-East:  1 Day 3 Hours 5 Minutes (27:05)  451.3 Miles […]

32nd Running of The National 24-Hour Challenge

32nd Running of The National 24-Hour Challenge

May 12, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hundreds of bicyclists will again arrive in Middleville this Father’s Day weekend, June 14-15, for the 32nd running of the National 24-Hour Challenge.  While half of the field are Michiganders, riders have registered from as far as Florida, Texas and California to test their endurance on the rolling roads […]

Multiple Team RAAM Finisher Baldino Returns To Race RAW

Multiple Team RAAM Finisher Baldino Returns To Race RAW

Robert Baldino, a disabled two tour combat veteran of the Vietnam war and a two time Purple Heart recipient is returning to competitive ultra cycling in this years edition of the Race Across The West (RAW).  Baldino has spent the last two and a half years recovering from a severe near death (multiple internal injuries) […]

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