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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 […]

Charlie Ollinger Takes on The Texas Time Trial 12HR

Charlie Ollinger Takes on The Texas Time Trial 12HR

UltraRaceNews Racer Spotlight – At the age of 24, Charlie Ollinger is one of the younger racers to hit the endurance bike racing scene this year.  But, he’s not new to cycling or racing at all, he’s been a student of the sport since 6 years old thanks to his dad Thom Ollinger.  Charlie has […]

Scott Luikart's TTT Record Ride

Scott Luikart’s TTT Record Ride

by Scott Luikart, The Texas Time Trials in Glen Rose Texas always draws a large group of riders from around the country and usually an international field.  The 2014 edition would be no exception as this race was the Ultra Marathon Cycling Association 500 mile World Championship Race and the rider roster ensured that this was […]

…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 […]

Rushmore Ultra Cycling Championship Report

Rushmore Ultra Cycling Championship Report

This was the third year for the Rushmore Ultra Cycling Championship in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota.  With the backdrop of Mt. Rushmore greeting riders on every lap, they were challenged to complete as many of those 81.6 mile loops as possible within a 48 hour time limit.  With more than 7000′ of […]

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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