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Baloh and Sheufelt Win 2012 Race Across Oregon

Baloh and Sheufelt Win 2012 Race Across Oregon

When an absolute stellar collection of Ultra racers assemble as they did for this year’s Race Across Oregon (RAO) in Hood River, Oregon, you’ve got to expect that at one or more will pull off an incredible performance, and that’s certainly what happened.. This year’s men’s solo division roster included the likes of 2009 Furnace […]

Flight of the Kestrel - Brian Ecker's FC508

Flight of the Kestrel – Brian Ecker’s FC508

By Brian Ecker Per the Furnace Creek 508 race web site, the 508 bicycle race is revered the world over for its epic mountain climbs, stark desert scenery, desolate roads, and its reputation as one of the toughest but most gratifying endurance challenges available, bar none.  The course has a total elevation gain of over 35,000′, crosses […]

Third Time's the Charm for "Rock Rabbit" at the FC508

Third Time’s the Charm for “Rock Rabbit” at the FC508

The 2011 Furnace Creek 508 Winner’s Story Adam “Rock Rabbit” Bickett’s heart was racing at the start of the 2011 Furnace Creek 508.  It’s a known problem for Adam.  He attributes it to race day nerves.  The 28 year-old from California had prepared well though and had a plan.  No huge efforts, just a

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